CORTLAND, Ohio – Mary “Elaine” Urchek, 76, of Cortland, Ohio, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017, from complications from Alzheimer at St. Joseph Health Center.
She was born October 16, 1940, in South Pymatuming, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Charles and Grace White.
She was a graduate of Sharpsville High School.
She had previously worked at Philadelphia Candies, Eileen Bridal Shop in Sharon, Pennsylvania and Packard Electric.
Mary was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Church in Cortland.
She enjoyed bingo, making Christmas cookies, going to casinos and going to her grandchildren’s sporting events. She was also an avid Cleveland Indians Fan.
She is survived by her husband, John “Jack” Urchek, Jr., whom she married July 22, 1961; her three children, Cynthia Marie Hunter of Cortland, John L. (Lisa) Urchek III of Massillon and Christine (Chuck) File of Cortland; seven grandchildren, John L. Urchek IV, Matthew Urchek, David, Shawna and Nicholas Hunter and Maribeth and Charles File and four sisters, Betty Lou Fess of Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, her twin sister, Eileen (John Puhl) of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, Nancy (Bob) Scott of Sarasota, Florida and Rita Smith of Sharpsville.
She is preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Edward, Patrick, Eugene, Ken White and two sisters, Kathleen Kimmel and Jeanette Paoletta.
Family and friends may call Monday, June 12, 2017, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio and Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. at St. Robert Bellarmine Church in Cortland, Ohio.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Church with Rev. Carl Kish officiating.
Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mary’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 3695 Boardman Canfield Road, Canfield, Ohio 44406 or St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 659 Niles-Cortland Road NE, Cortland, Ohio 44410.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to sign the guest book and send condolences to the Urchek family.