Beatrice Rose (Biernaskie) Yakabuskie

February 7, 1938-July 22, 2017
On July 22, 2017 Beatrice Yakabuskie entered into enteral rest peacefully with her children by her side at the age of 79.  Beloved wife of the late Benedict (Benny) Yakabuskie.  She will be greatly missed by her seven children:  Rickey, Sheila, Jeffrey (Lori), Laura (Shawn), Colette (Tim), Tracey Stamplecoskie (Rickey) and Jerry (Pam).  She will also be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and friends.
Daughter of the late Joseph and Annie (Steffan)Biernaskie.  She is survived by her siblings Raymond (Francis), Agnes (late Philip) Herron, Isiah (Tessie), Florence (late Charlie) Peplinskie, Ernie (late Caroline), Joseph (late Joyce), Donald (Anne Mary), Ronald and Philip (Rosie) Biernaskie.  Predeceased by brothers Elmer (late Nora), Benny and Desmond Biernaskie.  A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday July 25, 2017 at 10:30 at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church with Father Shalla presiding.  Mom will be remembered fondly by her kind heart, her big smile and love of family to ensure her beloved children would succeed in life.   
Card of Thanks
The family wishes to express our sincere appreciation to family and friends who supported us at the time of Mom’s sudden passing. Thank you to all those who enriched Mom’s life with your friendship, love and support through Mom’s visits. We received so many kind words of condolences, phone calls, beautiful flower arrangements, donations of food and money and contributions to the St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation. All of these and other acts of kindness touched us greatly during this difficult time. 
The support received from relatives, neighbors, and friends from far and near also was a great comfort. Thank you to Dr. Dawes for his outstanding passionate care and to the wonderful staff and volunteers at St. Francis Memorial Hospital.  Thanks to the Sacred Heart League for their prayers and reciting the rosary at the funeral home and also to Kelsey and Lindsey Stamplecoskie for doing the readings. 
A special thank you to Father Shalla for the mass of Christian Burial, graveside prayers and for giving mom the last rites at her bedside. To the altar servers, Julia Cannon and the choir for the beautiful hymns.  To Michael Yakabuskie, Derek Yantha, Dylan Yakabuskie, Shannon Lorbeskie, Tim Lewis and Kimberly Yakabuskie for acting as pallbearers.  Thank you Sandy Cowan in helping us prepare for mom’s funeral arrangements.  Thank you to Charlotte Kuiack and her helpers for the delicious meal served after the burial. Thank you Morris Steffan for taking the time in spending friendship time with mom looking after her whenever you could and watching her favourite show Family Feud together trying to figure the proper answers.  
Finally we wish to recognize the courtesy and professionalism shown by Heubner Funeral Home it was greatly appreciated. To anyone we may have missed thank you.
Sincerely the Yakabuskie family