Mary A. Yuknalis, 98, of Hutchinson, Pa. passed away peacefully on Friday, November 13, 2020 at Heritage Place in Pittsburgh, PA. She was born February 6, 1922 in New Alexandria Pa. Daughter of the late Frank and Magdalena Vrtar Bobnar. After high school, Mary went on to work in South Greensburg for the weapons manufacturing company where she would assemble bombs during WW II. She then went on to get her LPN Nursing Degree and worked for the former Monsour Hospital in Jeannette, Pa as well as at Westmoreland Manor. She was a lifelong member of St. Edwards RCC in Herminie, Pa. where she was active in many of the church organizations and activities. Mary loved helping and taking care of people and animals. She would take all of the kids on picnics during the summer and also to the local swimming hole. She was known for her popcorn balls and her candied apples. She enjoyed gardening and loved wild flowers; going every spring to look for the 4 pedaled Trillium. She is preceded in death by both parents, loving husband - John Yuknalis, one nephew – Tom Yuknalis, three brothers - Michael, Edward and Frank Bobnar and three sisters – Margaret Lauric, Ann Bobnar and Vida Hart. She is survived by two sons – John Yuknalis of Hutchinson, PA and Jarett Yuknalis and wife Kathleen of Rostraver Twp. One daughter – Jane Bershok and husband Russ of Hickory, PA, one brother – Paul Bobnar and wife Georgann of Adamsburg, PA and five grandchildren – Carly and Jon Bershok, Jade and Jarett Jr. Yuknalis and Craig Lynn. A public visitation will be held from 8-10 AM on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Beatty-Rich Funeral Home, Inc. Rt 136 Madison, PA. Ronald A. Rich Jr. Supervisor / Funeral Director. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:00 am at St. Edward’s Church 120 Saint Edward Lane Herminie, PA with Fr. Richard Ulam, O.S.B. officiating. Interment will follow at the West Newton Cemetery in West Newton, PA. Those of you wishing to attend the services of Mary are asked to go directly to the church. To leave an online condolence please visit www.beatty-richfuneralhome.com. In compliance with the CDC COVID-19 guidelines, only 32 people will be permitted at one time into the funeral home. Masks are required to be worn at all times while in the funeral home, church and cemetery. Social distancing is required
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