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