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Alma Kathleen (Ruffing) Yaksick

February 16, 1932 ~ April 16, 2019 (age 87)

Obituary

KATHLEEN (RUFFING) YAKSICK

 

Alma “Kathleen” Yaksick, age 87, passed away at her home in Elizabeth Township, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 with family by her side.  She was born Alma Kathleen Ruffing on February 16, 1932 in Clairton, Pennsylvania, one of seven children of Leonard C. and Emma P. (Bildhauser) Ruffing. 

 

She was a graduate of Clairton High School in 1950; worked for Westinghouse and Firth Loach and was a member of the St. Michael’s Catholic Church Christian Mothers.

 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Charles “Chick” Yaksick in 2017 and three of her brothers, Norbert, Joseph and Ronald Ruffing.  Kathleen is survived by three children, Eileen (Art) Elliott, Marjorie Yaksick and James Yaksick; a grandson, Arthur “AJ” (Kristin) Elliott, IV; a great-grandson, Arthur “Jay” Elliott, V and three siblings, sisters, Leota M. Ruffing, Mary Jean Ruffing and brother, Regis Ruffing.

 

Friends will be received in the Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home 1701 Route 51 (Large) Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM.  NO VISITATION ON EASTER SUNDAY.  There will be a prayer in the funeral home on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 10 AM in St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 101 McLay Drive, Elizabeth, Pennsylvania 15037.  For condolences visit www.stephendslater.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
April 20, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home
1701 Route 51 (Large)
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

Visitation
Saturday
April 20, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home
1701 Route 51 (Large)
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

Prayer Service
Monday
April 22, 2019

9:00 AM
Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home
1701 Route 51 (Large)
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
April 22, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Michael Catholic Church, Elizabeth
101 McLay Drive
Elizabeth, Pennsylvania 15037

Committal
Monday
April 22, 2019

11:30 AM
Mt Vernon Cemetery
2300 Buena Vista Road
Buena Vista, PA 15135

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