Amelia Yanchik

Obituary of Amelia Yanchik

Amelia "Millie" Yanchik, age 91 of Chase, passed away Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Residential Hospice, Wilkes-Barre. She was born in Wanamie on August 27, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Francis and Amelia Latonis Beeunas. Amelia graduated from Wanamie High School and retired from the garment industry after many years of service. She was an active member of the St. Therese's Church and the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. She also volunteered at the Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas. Amelia knitted for the Lehigh Valley Hospital NICU and crocheted lap blankets for the Luzerne County Veterans Hospital. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and quilting. Amelia was an avid sports fan, especially the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies. In addition to her parents, Amelia is preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Joseph; brothers, John, Joseph and Thomas; sister, Eleanor Pucylowski. She is survived by her sons, Edwin Yanchik (Patsy), Chris Yanchik (Denice), Craig (Belinda) and Brian (Debby); grandchildren, Brandi Lambert (Christopher), Nicholas Yanchik (Roshi), Ashley Yanchik (Jeremy), Mark Yanchik (Melissa), Amelia "Amy" Yanchik and Robert Yanchik; great-grandchildren, Jonathan and Naomi Lambert; cousin, Joan Zalewski, who was like a sister to her; sister-in-law, Cecelia Cikowski; brother-in-law, George Yanchik (Angela); numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 9, 2021 at 10:15 am from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 11:00 am from the St. Therese's Church, 64 Davis St., Shavertown, PA 18708 with Rev. James Paisley, officiating. Visitation will be held from 8:15 am – 10:15 am at the funeral home prior to the funeral services. Interment will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Therese's Church, 64 Davis St., Shavertown, PA 18708. She was loved by all!
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Monday
1
January

Final Resting Place

Monday, January 1, 1753
St. Mary's Cemetery
 
Hanover Twp., Pennsylvania, United States
Friday
9
July

Visitation at Funeral Home

8:15 am - 10:15 am
Friday, July 9, 2021
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
Friday
9
July

Mass

11:00 am
Friday, July 9, 2021
St. Therese's Church
64 Davis St.
Shavertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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