OBITUARY

Glenn W. Yorko

December 11, 1932April 1, 2019
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Glenn W. Yorko, 86 of Mather, died Monday, April 1, 2019 at home. He was born December 11, 1932 in Mather, a son of the late Stephen and Margaret McDowell Yorko. Glenn served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked as a coal miner, retiring from Emerald Coal Company in Waynesburg. Glenn was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, the American Legion Post #954, Jefferson, the United States Golf Association and the Big Bear Camp grounds. He was a member and deacon of Mather Christian Church. Glenn was an avid golfer and helped at Rohanna’s Golf Course. On July 10, 1954 he married Betty Coles Yorko, who died May 17, 2012. Surviving are four children, Glenn S. (Patty) Yorko of Dry Tavern, Denise (Bruce) Hutchinson of Mather, Greg (Heather) Yorko of Jefferson, and Darlene Wise of Jefferson; six grandchildren, Brian D. Yorko and his partner Scott Poston, Glen Raymond “GR” Yorko and his wife Jen, Charlie Yorko, Chad Hutchinson and his wife Gina, Gregory Yorko and his fiancée Kayla, and Kayla M. Yorko; five great grandchildren, Madison Hutchinson, Hannah Hutchinson, Landon Hutchinson, Peyton Yorko and Aiden Poston; two sisters, Mary (Ed) Cipcic of Cleveland, OH, and Bonnie Dodds of Brunswick, OH; a sister-in-law, Loretta Yorko of Carmichaels. Deceased is a brother, George Ray Yorko; a brother-in-law, Ernie Dodds; and a brother and sister-in-law’s, Chuck and Martha Coles.

  • FAMILY

  • Glenn S. (Patty) Yorko, Son
  • Denise (Bruce) Hutchinson, Daughter
  • Greg (Heather) Yorko, Son
  • Darlene Wise, Daughter
  • Brian D. Yorko (Scott Poston), Grandson
  • Glenn Raymond (Jen) Yorko, Grandson
  • Charlie Yorko, Grandson
  • Chad (Gina) Hutchinson, Grandson
  • Gregory (Kayla) Yorko, Grandson
  • Kayla M. Yorko, Granddaughter
  • Mary (Ed) Cipcic, Sister
  • Bonnie Dodds, Sister
  • Five great grandchildren, Madison Hutchinson, Hannah Hutchinson, Landon Hutchinson, Peyton Yorko and Aiden Poston; two sisters, Mary (Ed) Cipcic of Cleveland, OH, and Bonnie Dodds of Brunswick, OH; a sister-in-law, Loretta Yorko of Carmichaels.
    Deceased is a brother, George Ray Yorko; a brother-in-law, Ernie Dodds; and a brother and sister-in-law’s, Chuck and Martha Coles.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brian D. Yorko
  • Glenn Raymond Yorko
  • Charlie Yorko
  • Chad Hutchinson
  • Gregory Yorko
  • Kayla M. Yorko

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 5, 2019
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Glenn W. Yorko

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Dale Shaffer

April 4, 2019

Glenn, Greg, and the entire Yorko family,

I am sorry to hear about the passing of Glenn. I've seen and chatted with him at a ton of ball games. Glenn loved to talk sports. He was sure proud of his family!

Tazz

Cari Walker

April 3, 2019

Darlene and family, My sincere sympathy to all of you. I really enjoyed the movie of his life of loving you, and know how much he meant to you/ heard many stories from my dear friend. All my love and prayers....XOXOXO

Dale and Bridget Ankney

April 3, 2019

So sorry for your families loss. He was a great guy. Our Deepest Sympathy.
Dale and Bridget Ankney

Teresa Bellish

April 3, 2019

Sincere sympathy to the Yorko family. Glenn was a nice good man. Always had a smile and a kind word.

Hannah Hutchinson

April 2, 2019

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Biography

Glenn W. Yorko, 86 of Mather, died Monday, April 1, 2019 at home.
He was born December 11, 1932 in Mather, a son of the late Stephen and Margaret McDowell Yorko.
Glenn served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He worked as a coal miner, retiring from Emerald Coal Company in Waynesburg.
Glenn was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, the American Legion Post #954, Jefferson, the United States Golf Association and the Big Bear Camp grounds.
He was a member and deacon of Mather Christian Church.
Glenn was an avid golfer and helped at Rohanna’s Golf Course.
On July 10, 1954 he married Betty Coles Yorko, who died May 17, 2012.
Surviving are four children, Glenn S. (Patty) Yorko of Dry Tavern, Denise (Bruce) Hutchinson of Mather, Greg (Heather) Yorko of Jefferson, and Darlene Wise of Jefferson; six grandchildren, Brian D. Yorko and his partner Scott Poston, Glen Raymond “GR” Yorko and his wife Jen, Charlie Yorko, Chad Hutchinson and his wife Gina, Gregory Yorko and his fiancée Kayla, and Kayla M. Yorko; five great grandchildren, Madison Hutchinson, Hannah Hutchinson, Landon Hutchinson, Peyton Yorko and Aiden Poston; two sisters, Mary (Ed) Cipcic of Cleveland, OH, and Bonnie Dodds of Brunswick, OH; a sister-in-law, Loretta Yorko of Carmichaels.
Deceased is a brother, George Ray Yorko; a brother-in-law, Ernie Dodds; and a brother and sister-in-law’s, Chuck and Martha Coles.
Friends will be received on Thursday, from 2 to 8 p.m. in the Behm Funeral Homes, 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where services will be held at on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Ken Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg. The United States Army and the American Legion Post #954 will accord military honors. Condolences may be expressed at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.