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Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory

4650 South Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

OBITUARY

Marjorie Christine Yunkun

September 29, 1928August 31, 2016
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87, of Mechanicsville, died August 31, 2016. She was born September 29, 1928 in Finleyville, Pa., daughter of the late Harry and Madeline (Domblisky) Mayer. She married James T. Yunkun Sr. on April 2, 1952, who died April 28, 1987. She is survived by four children, James T. Yunkun Jr. (Ruth), John Yunkun, Kenneth Yunkun and Anne Sorensen (Chris); five grandchildren, Sara Yunkun Harper, J.T. Yunkun III, David Yunkun, April Yunkun and Kaitlyn Sorensen; and three great-grandchildren, Jestin and Josh Harper and Skyler Gregory, all living in Virginia. She was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Mayer McIntire; and one brother, William Mayer of Finleyville, Pa. Marjorie was a graduate of Mononghela High School, class of 1946, and Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, class of 1950. She worked many years part-time and full-time in the Richmond area, then retired as a full-time pharmacist from Rite Aid Pharmacy in 1993. She loved spending time with her family, cooking, traveling, reading, piano, painting, and walking with her dogs. Marjorie was a member of Fairfield Presbyterian Church, Mechanicsville, Va. Visitation will be held at Nelsen Funeral Home Laburnum on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Services will be held at Fairfield Presbyterian Church on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 1:30 p.m., with interment to follow at Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fairfield Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be left at www.nelsenrichmond.com.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, September 7, 2016
  • Visitation Wednesday, September 7, 2016
  • Service Thursday, September 8, 2016

OTHER SERVICES:

  • In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to

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Dianne( Fidler) and Bob Menne

September 10, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Margie was a special lady,I will always remember the sweet,helpful and always inspirational neighbor that she was.She was a great mentor to me in my teens and life.We are so sorry for your loss. I will miss her lovely letters in her Christmas cards and had always looked forward in receiving them every year.She will be forever remembered in my heart.

Lynda and John Wilgus

September 8, 2016

Jimmy, we are very sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Terri Thompson

September 6, 2016

Anne I am very sorry to hear about your Mom. Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time.

Blake and Jean (Garrett) Reed

September 4, 2016

John, we are thinking about you during this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss.

Deubre Owens

September 4, 2016

Anne I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. If I can do anything for you please do not hesitate to ask.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Born at home September 29, 1928
3532 Highland Ave, Finleyville, PA.

FROM THE FAMILY

First baby photo - around 6 months old.

FROM THE FAMILY

1930 - 2 years old

FROM THE FAMILY

1931 - Marjorie and Barbara with their father, Harry Mayer

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Born at home September 29, 1928
3532 Highland Ave, Finleyville, PA.

FROM THE FAMILY

First baby photo - around 6 months old.

FROM THE FAMILY

1930 - 2 years old

FROM THE FAMILY

1931 - Marjorie and Barbara with their father, Harry Mayer

FROM THE FAMILY

1931 - Marjorie and sister Barbara

FROM THE FAMILY

1932 - Siblings Marjorie, Barbara, and Bill

FROM THE FAMILY

Siblings - Bill, Marjorie, and Barbara with her father's Model T Ford along Highland Ave in Finleyville, PA - 1935

FROM THE FAMILY

Siblings - Barbara, Marjorie, and Bill

FROM THE FAMILY

Siblings - Marjorie, Bill, and Barbara with new 1937 Buick