Josephine E. Skrabak, 79 of Smithsburg, MD, formerly of Weirton, passed away Friday, August 22, 2008 at the Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, MD. Born November 4, 1928 in Lore City, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna Martonak Yakubisin. Mrs. Skrabak was also preceded in death by her husband Joseph Skrabak in October, 1986, daughter Mary Ann Skrabak and brothers Vince Gala, Joe and John Yakubisin. Josephine was a homemaker, a member of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church and the PNA Lodge. Mrs. Skrabak is survived by her sons Joseph and Michael of Hobe Sound, FL, James of Greenwood, IN and Kevin of Smithsburg, MD; sisters Martha Merenda of Fontana, CA, Rose Budnie and Anna Vargo both of Canton, OH; ten grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10AM Wednesday at St. Joseph the Worker Church with Reverend Father Dean Borgmeyer presiding. Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. All of Kevin’s co-workers wish your family peace at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you… Sincerely, 3 West Cardiac Surgical Floor Winchester Medical Center

  2. To the family of Josephine Skrabak. On behalf of the Bereavement Ministry of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, your parish family extends their deepest sympathy to each of you. Josephine, in loving memory, will be enrolled in the church’s memorial fund. Many blessings-Bereavement Ministry Saint Joseph the Worker Christian Mothers.

  3. May God be with you in your time of sorrow and may your mother have eternal and everlasting peace. I will pray for all of you. May God bless you always.

  4. I was sorry to hear that dear Mom/grandmother, Josephine passed away. She was a beautiful woman inside and outside. I remember going to penny-Bingo at Sacred Heart School and seeing her there all the time. You have my deepest and sincerest condolences. May God Bless All Of You and Give You All His Support. Love–Jeanette La Rosa.

  5. Kevin…. Hey I just found out about the loss of your mom…I send you my deepest sympathy….and your family as well..My prayers are with you.. Take care.. Your old friend Carole

  6. Kevin… I’m sorry for your have my deepest sympathy.. Your old friend Ray Ray

  7. Kevin,I just heard about your mom,I’m so sorry.My prayers go out to you and your family. Crystal

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