Phyllis Yurish, 86, of Drums, passed away Thursday evening November 28, 2019 at her home.
Born in Hazleton, October 26, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Margaretta (Vernon) Balliet and spent most of her life in Drums.
Phyllis was a retired Machine Operator for several local garment factories, and had been a member of the ILGWU. She was a member of St. Johns U.C.C., St. Johns. She was also a member of the Cradleroll Craft Club, and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and needlecrafts.
She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by a daughter-in-law Jacquelyn Yurish; and eleven brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her husband of the past 67 years, Edward, Sr.; four sons Vernon, Milnesville; Edward, Jr. and his wife Mary, Gerrardstown, WV; Russel and his wife Linda, Sugarloaf; and Stanley, West Hazleton; five grandchildren Stephen Lynch, Nicholas, Megan, Brandi, and Levi Yurish; a great-granddaughter Aubree Yurish; a brother Walter Balliet, Rock Glen; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 11 am from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums. Burial will follow in Mount Laurel Memorial Park, Hazleton. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday morning from 10 am until the time of the service.
Memorial donations may be made to Helping Hands Society, 301 Siller Drive, Hazleton, PA 18201 Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com.
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