Mary A. (Zanus) Yudinsky

Mary A. YudinskyMary A. (Zanus) Yudinsky, age 95 of East Lloyd St., Shenandoah passed away peacefully Tuesday evening at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community.

Born in Shenandoah on May 11, 1919 she was the daughter of the late Simon and Mary (Kumetis) Zanus.

She was a 1939 graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah.

Mary was a garment worker for 51 years having retired from the former Shenan Dress Factory, Shenandoah.

She was a member of St. George’s Church, Shenandoah and the ILGWU.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Preceding her in death in addition to her parents were her husband Leonard “Lenny” Yudinsky on October 13, 2008.  Lenny was a retired bakery salesman and had also worked as a cemetery caretaker for St. George’s Church, Shenandoah.  Mary was also preceded in death by one brother Joseph Zanus in 1985.

Surviving are her son, Robert C. Yudinsky and his wife Joyce (Smith) of Shenandoah; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Prayer and scripture services will be held Saturday, 10:00 AM at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.  Rev. Msgr. Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor will officiate.  Interment will follow in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.


Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home

on Saturday morning from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM.  There will be no calling hours Friday evening.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to Shenandoah Valley Scholarship Fund, c/o Robert Yudinsky, PR, 805 W. Centre St., Shenandoah, PA 17976 or the Hillside SPCA, PO Box 233, Pottsville, PA  17901.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.  To leave a condolence for the family, please scroll down.

Mary A. (Zanus) Yudinsky Has 7 Condolences Posted:

  1. Bonnie and MIchael Yanuskiewicz says:

    Bobby and Joyce,
    We were so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
    Bonnie and Michael Yanuskiewicz

  2. Wendy Deyo says:

    Our condolences to you and Joyce. She is at peace and with Lenny.
    Prayers from us all,
    Wendy, Kati Picciotti, Guy and Morgan Bubnis and Joan Bubnis

  3. Theresa Meldazis Blackwell says:

    Bob and Joyce,
    My deepest sympathies on the loss of your mom. Although I didn’t know her, personally, I hear she was lovely and I know you were wonderful to her. I hope your wonderful memories will comfort you.

  4. Margaretmary Daley says:

    I’m sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace and you celebrate her memory.
    Sincerely, Margaretmary

  5. Bob Drozal says:

    Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, my prayers are sent her way!

  6. Mike Orlofsky says:

    Dear Bob and Joyce: I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. The old neighborhood just won’t be the same. I’m so glad that I got to know your mom better as the years went by. She and your dad were indeed members of “the greatest generation.” Mike.

  7. susan gomosky says:

    Des, Cyndi and I are deeply sorry for your loss. You will greatly miss your wonderful mom but have peace in knowing she knew how much you loved and cared for her. If we can do anything please call. Our sincere sympathy