Verna J. Yaro, 101, passed away peacefully at the Avalon Nursing Center on Thursday April 22, 2021.
Verna was born on February 4, 1920 in Chewton. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Josephine (Wolowicz) Vansovich. Verna was married to the late Stanley C. Yaro. He preceded her in death in 1995. Mrs. Yaro was of the Roman Catholic Faith and attended Holy
Spirit Parish-St. Vincent DePaul Parish.
Mrs. Yaro worked for over 25 years as a finisher at Shenango China and was also a homemaker. She was a former member of St. Philip and James Church Alter Society as well as a member of the Polish National Alliance. Verna enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and bird watching. She also enjoyed watching the Steelers and Pirates. She will be
remembered for being a great homemaker, cook and taking care of everyone in her family.
Verna is survived by her sons, Stanley R. (Linda) Yaro, Venice FL and Raymond A. (Colleen) Yaro, Ellwood City; Sister, Agnes “Tootsie” Mohr, Chewton, Grandchildren, Karen (Neil) Bryant, Brian Yaro, and Renee (Dean) Yaro-Parry, and 6 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Yaro is preceded in death by 3 brothers, John, Anthony, and Joseph Vansovich; 3 sisters, Mary Ann Kurcon, Helen Syglowski, and Lucille Vansovich.
The family would like to thank all of the caregivers at Trinity Oaks Assisted Living and Avalon Place.
Calling hours will be on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 5-8 p.m. at the Noga Funeral Home, Inc. 1142 S. Mill Street.
A Mass of ChristianBurial will take place on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Holy Spirit Parish- St. Mary’s Site at 10 a.m. Rev. Anthony Sciarappa, Parochial Vicar of Holy Spirit Parish will officiate. Burial will take place at SS Phillip and James Cemetery
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