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Yvonne J. Urban

December 13, 1928 — June 20, 2024


Yvonne J. Urban

Yvonne J. Urban, 95, of Perryopolis, died Thursday, June 20, 2024. Born in Munhall on December 13, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Harris) McKibben. 

Treasured by all who knew her, Yvonne was a dedicated, loving wife, mother, and friend. She worked as a Teller at Mellon Bank before raising her family of seven. Yvonne was a member of St. John the Baptist Church in Perryopolis and previously of St. Anne’s Church in Rostraver, expressing her love of music by cantoring and singing in the choir. Yvonne served as the President of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and taught CCD as well as tutoring adult learners through the Literacy Program at the Rostraver Public Library. She was naturally artistic and delighted many with decorative baking, excelled in a bowling league, and had a loving heart for all animals. 

Yvonne is survived by her children, Rebecca Aylsworth of Morgantown, WV, Emily (Ken) Myklebust of Apollo, Ken (Louise) Urban of Rostraver, Molly (William) Quigley of New Castle, Chris (Margaret) Urban of Centre Hall and Jennifer (Kurt) Peternel of Monongahela; son-in-law, Jeffrey Ward of Delaware, OH; grandchildren, Kelly, Alexander, Madalyn, Sarah, Elizabeth, Nicholas, Laura, William, Alan, Elijah and Magdalena; and 13 great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert R. Urban MD; and daughter Cynthia Ward. 

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass for Yvonne, which will be celebrated on Thursday, June 27 at 11 a.m. in St. John The Baptist Church, 3332 Pittsburgh Road, Perryopolis, PA with Rev. Rodolfo P. Mejia officiating. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association: or the Adult Literacy Program at the Rostraver Public Library:

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934)

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