Elizabeth (Betty) F. Yurisic, 88, of 17888 Cussewago Road, Meadville, passed away at home on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013.
Betty was born in Meadville on Jan. 18, 1925, a daughter of the late Luco and Virginia (O’Valetta) Funciello.
On April 12, 1947, Betty married Charles C. Yurisic; he preceded her in death on April 28, 1981.
She was a member of St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society.
With more than 40 years of service, Betty retired in 1985 from the former Avtex Fibers where she had been employed in the Coning Department. She attended Meadville schools. Betty enjoyed being a homemaker, making crafts, going to garage sales and baking. For many years she entered her prized cookies and fudge in the Crawford County Fair. Her homemade dishes and baked goods made every holiday extra special.
Betty is survived by three children, Virginia (Ginny) Yurisic of Meadville, with whom she lived, Nancy M. Moeller and her husband, Rainer, of Montevallo, Ala., and Mark Yurisic and his wife, Karen, of Meadville; four grandchildren, Debra L. Moeller of Duncansville, Chad W. Yurisic and his wife, Sarah, of Saegertown, Carrie R. Williams and her husband, John, of Linesville, and Cory A. Yurisic of Knoxville, Tenn.; seven great-grandchildren, Christian, Dalton and Bryant of Duncansville, Megan and Rachel Yurisic of Saegertown, and Kayley and Colton Williams of Linesville; two sisters, Lucy Dividio and Mary Hovenac, both of Meadville; a brother, Frank J. Funciello of Erie; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Charles, of 34 years, Betty was preceded in death by a sister, Theresa Fera; an infant sister, Luci Funciello; and two brothers Louis Funciello and Dominick Funciello.
Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where a scripture service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, 1085 Water St., Meadville, with Father Marc Solomon, pastor, as celebrant.
Interment will take place in St. Brigid Cemetery, West Mead Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary of Grace Roman Catholic Church, 1085 Water St., or Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute, 16792 Conneaut Lake Road, or Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., all of Meadville, Pa. 16335.
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