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Mary Yatsko

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Mary J. Yatsko, 69, of Tunkhannock passed away peacefully at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Wednesday, April 9th with her family at her bedside. She was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on August 12, 1944, the daughter of the late Merritt and Anita Masaitis Williams. She was a graduate of the West Pittston high school. Received her RN at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing. She was employed as a registered nurse at the Exeter Twp. Medical Center. Mary was a member of the Nativity BVM Catholic Church Tunkhannock, and was a member of the Marywood Campus Choir. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother Stephen Merritt Williams. Mary is survived by her daughter Sarah M. Arndt and husband Thomas of Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania, her son Harry B. Yatsko, ll and wife Janie of Warwick, MD, and sister Susan Blaum, R.N. of Oaklyn, NJ. She has 5 grandchildren which she loved very much: Alexandria, Breanna, Julia, Erik and Regan. And she was a beloved aunt to George Yatsko, Donna Miller, Stephen Yatsko, Dr. Louis Blaum lll, Brian Blaum, Valerie Yatsko, Michael Yatsko, and Stephen Merritt Williams Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am Monday April 14th from the Church of Nativity B.V.M. in Tunkhannock, interment will be in West Pittston Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the Harding Litwin Funeral Home 123 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock Sunday from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. For online condolences or directions visit www.aplitwinfuneralhomes.com

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