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Hedwig Helen "Edna" Yurkiewicz

Hedwig Helen "Edna" Yurkiewicz
  • January 13, 1921 - January 30, 2016
  • Sutton, Massachusetts
  • VNA Care Network Rose Monahan Hospice Home
    10 Judith Road
    Worcester, MA 01602

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“Dear Nancy and family, Please accept my deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts. May God be with you at this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lois Zukowski (cousin) - MA

“Hedwig was a lovely lady. my deepest sympathy to the family. cousin mary lou (zukowsky) price ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Nancy and Family, condolences and prayers are sent to you and yours. Suzanne Niddrie ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Suzanne Niddrie - Cherry Valley, MA

“Dear Nancy and family, My heartfelt condolences at your loss. Sincerely, Gayle Francis ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Nancy and family, My sincere condolences in the loss of your mom. Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Terry Grant - Worcester, MA

“To Nancy and her family,Rich and I send our deepest condolences on the loss of your mom. She was in your lives for a very long time. Cherish the...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Regina Renaud - Spencer, MA

“My memories of Hedwig would be how truly sweet she was; a perfect lady. I remember her joy in crocheting a blanket for her great grandchild as well...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Joyce Greene-Hardy - Worcester, MA


Hedwig Helen "Edna" (Zukowski) Yurkiewicz, 95, of Sutton, died peacefully on Saturday January 3 0, 2016 in Rose Monahan Hospice Home, Worcester. Her husband of 62 years, Mitchell H. "Mike" Yurkiewicz died in 2009.
She leaves her daughter, Nancy Small and her husband Donald of Sutton; two beloved granddaughters, Kristen Helene Small – Lapierre and her husband Damien of Worcester and Megan Elizabeth Small of Sutton, as well as the light of her life,a great-granddaughter, Zofia Ruth Lapierre. In addition she leaves her brother, Francis W. Zukowski of Worcester and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister and two brothers, Genevieve Vasalofsky, Walter Zukowski and Benjamin Zukowski. She was born and raised in Worcester a daughter of Frank B. and Helen (Jankowski) Zukowski and has lived in Sutton for 32 years.
Mrs. Yurkiewicz was a printer at St. Vincent Hospital from 1961 until retiring in 1981. Before that she was a bookkeeper for WTAG from 1942 to 1953. She was a graduate of Commerce High School, Class of 1939. Mrs. Yurkiewicz was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Worcester and was also a member of the Our Lady of Czestochowa Women's Guild.
Edna's family would like to extend their gratitude to the entire hospice staff at Rose Monahan Hospice Home for their support and compassion during this difficult time.
The funeral will be held on Thursday February 4, 2016 from HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward Street, Worcester with a Mass at 10:30 A.M. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward Street, Worcester. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. Calling hours in the funeral home are Wednesday February 3, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 .PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VNA Care Network, Rose Monahan Hospice Home, 10 Judith Road, Worcester, Ma, 01602.