Ramona E. Urbanis

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TUNKHANNOCK — Ramona E. Urbanis, Tunkhannock, died Monday, July 14, 2014, in the Celtic Hospice Unit of Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

She was born in Ashland, Kentucky, on Dec.18, 1937, a daughter of the late Albert and Shirley Woods Burke.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed by the Procter and Gamble Plant, Mehoopany. She and her late husband, George J. Urbanis, were the owners of Johnny's by George, Tunkhannock.

She was preceded in death by daughters, Danielle Jerman, Pamela Yarasavage; and step-daughter, Carol Judson.

Surviving is a son, Thomas and Sandy Hill; daughters, Denise and David Lohmann, Ramona "Liz" Tyler and Colleen and Tim Frantz, all of Tunkhannock; sisters, Bessie and Ernest Phelps, Lynchburg, Virginia, Dottie Doss, Wartland, Kentucky; brothers, Ray and Mary Burks, Albert and Cora Burks, James Burks, Andrew Burks, Ernie Burks, Larry Burks, all of Kentucky; 20 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Jon J. Buxton, of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street  Tunkhannock, PA 18657
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Published in Times Leader from July 15 to July 16, 2014