Stephen F. Yurchak

Stephen Yurchak, 65, of Lexington, Ky., died after an illness at Hospice Care Center, Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Lowery Yurchak.

Born in Dunmore on Aug. 21, 1947, to the late George and Julia Dolinich Yurchak, he was a graduate of Dunmore High School and served in the Navy. Before his illness, he was a machinist in Rienzi, Miss.

Also surviving are a son, Michael and wife, Toketa, Rienzi; a daughter, Michelle and husband, Jerome Latch, Lexington; three grandchildren, Dakota, Alexandra and Jackson Latch, Lexington; sisters, Irene Palmitessa, Scranton; Susann Yurchak and Doris Boise, Dunmore; and a brother, George, Clarks Summit.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Yurchak and Nancy Jean Jennings; and four brothers, Nicholas, Alexander, Robert and Michael Yurchak.

Cremation was held by Care Cremations, Lexington, with a memorial service held in Corinth, Miss.

A memorial service will be held in Dunmore at the convenience of the family.

Published in Scranton Times on May 14, 2013