Mary Ann (Dinello) Yurkovich, age 91, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at home. A devout Catholic, she was a member of St. Michael Parish in Elizabeth Twp. She was an avid bingo player, enjoyed bowling, and was a caregiver to the elderly.
Born April 8, 1928 in Dawson, NM, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Antonette (Sinesio) Dinello and wife of the late Carl Yurkovich. She is survived by daughter, Carol Mitchell of Monessen; sons, Mark C. (Amy) Yurkovich of Elizabeth Twp. and Jeffrey M. Yurkovich of Elizabeth Twp.; grandchildren, Erik, Brad, Chad, Carly and Jamie; great-grandchildren, Anna, Owen, Eliza, Gabriel, Caroline, Hailey, Morgan, Kellan and Olivia; also, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Eileen Harchar and Oliva "Ollie" Merletto; and brothers, Jino, John and Julio Dinello. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:30 AM in St. Michael Parish with the Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in West Newton Cemetery, West Newton. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published November 13, 2019.