Olga Yurkowski

Obituary of Olga Yurkowski

Following a brief illness at Northside Hospital Cherokee, Canton, GA, Olga peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 4th, 2021. Born in Nanticoke, PA on November 20, 1927 she was the daughter of the late John and Pearl (nee Drahus) Chorney. She attended Nanticoke area schools and graduated from Nanticoke High School in 1945. Olga was a seamstress for many years working in the local garment industry including Cohen and Fine in Wilkes-Barre and was a member of the AFL-CIO. Olga was a member of Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church and active in the church choir for over 40 years. Her beloved husband, Michael, predeceased her in 2015. Olga was the last remaining member of the Chorney siblings, being preceded in death by sisters, Mary Graham, Nancy Lynch, Anna Grout, along with brothers Russell and Michael Chorney. Olga is survived by nieces, Jo Ann Grout and Jean Pringle and nephews, William Grout, John Zucker and David Chorney. Funeral Liturgy with Panachyda will be 10 a.m. Saturday, September 11th at Holy Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, 240 Center Street, Hanover section of Nanticoke, PA, with Father Walter Pasicznyk, her pastor, officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Holy Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery in Nanticoke. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice, or to Holy Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, 240 Center Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634 in memory of Olga Yurkowski.
Saturday
11
September

Viewing and Visitation

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church
240 Center Street
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, United States
(570) 735-2262
Saturday
11
September

Funeral Liturgy and Panachyda

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church
240 Center Street, Hanover section
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, United States
(570) 735-2262
Saturday
11
September

Interment

11:15 am - 11:30 am
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
Field Street
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, United States
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