Elizabeth K. Yankauskas

August 21, 1944 ~ January 8, 2020 (age 75)


Elizabeth K. Yankauskas, 75, of Union Dale, died Wednesday morning at home.

Born August 21, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Bervar Yankauskas.

Elizabeth attended Forest City High School and was a member of Ascension Parish. A member of the Forest City Senior Center, Elizabeth liked playing local BINGOs and at Turning Stone. She was fond of word search puzzles, coloring, and the “Family Feud”. She enjoyed a hot cup of tea and listening to Polka and country music.

She is survived by her sister and caretaker, Sandra Haberle and husband Ken, Union Dale, a brother Francis “Yank” Yankauskas and wife Elizabeth “Betsy”, Vandling; nieces and nephews, Deborah Balta and husband Blaze, Elizabeth,PA; Sandy Shema and husband Frank, Forest City; Christine Maragos and husband George, Billings, MT; Lora Urbas and husband Brian, Browndale; Rebecca Haberle, Edwardsville; Kathryn Clever and husband Jason, Williamsburg, PA; Dennise “Mooch” Yankauskas and wife Kristina Yates-Yankauskas, Vandling; and Samuel Yankauskas, Vandling; great nieces and nephews and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 11:00 am in St. Joseph's Church, Forest City. Interment private. Viewing will be Monday from 9-10:30am at the Kevin M. Lesjack Funeral Home, 513 Main Street, Forest City.

Memorial Contributions can be made in Elizabeth's name to Hospice of the Sacred Heart.

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January 13, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Kevin M. Lesjack Funeral Home
513 Main Street
Forest City, PA 18421

Mass of Christian Burial
January 13, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph s Church (Forest City)


Hospice of the Sacred Heart
600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre PA 18702
Tel: 1-570-706-2400

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