Bernice T. Yonushonis (1927 - 2016)

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Bernice T. Yonushonis, age 88, formerly of West Long Ave., DuBois, Pa., died Monday, June 6, 2016, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born Oct. 1, 1927, in Helvetia, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Celia (Kostovny) Vesnesky.
In 1949, she married John "Poco" Yonushonis. He preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 2000.
She worked at Brockway Glass as a packer and a bottle inspector. Upon retirement, she enjoyed bus trips with her husband, sightseeing, and visiting with her children and grandchildren. She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church.
Bernice is survived by a daughter, Patricia Thomas and her husband, J. Terry of Laurel, Md.; two sons, James Yonushonis and his wife, Mary Ellen of Philipsburg, Pa. and John D. Yonushonis and his wife, Patty of Treasure Lake, DuBois, Pa.; seven grandchildren: Marla Thomas Solomon, Sherry Thomas Rice, JP Yonushonis, Greg Yonushonis, James P. Yonushonis, Melanie Yonushonis Smith and Megan Yonushonis; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Stanley, Joseph and Walter Vesnesky; and four sisters: Cecelia Sekula, Martha DeChurch, Stella Lesky, and Helen Rudzinski.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2016, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois. To conclude the visitation, the family will pray the rosary at 8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, June 10, 2016, from St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.
Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Memory Lane at the DuBois Nursing Home, 282 South Eight St., DuBois, PA 15801.
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Published in The Courier Express on June 8, 2016