THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Alveda Yashinsky, 84, of De Pere passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, June 19. Born April 16, 1930 in Coleman to the late David and Stella (Venne) Belongia, she was united in marriage to John Yashinsky in Lena on June 27, 1953. She taught school for 37 years, the majority being in the West De Pere School District. After retiring in 1987, the couple enjoyed traveling, flea markets, auctions, and volunteering at St. Vincent DePaul and the SHARE program in Ashwaubenon.
Survivors include her husband, John; children, Kathleen (Norm) Champion, Bob (Diane) Yashinsky, Nancy (Michael) Parascandola, Judy (Ken) Roskom, and Gary (Stacy) Yashinsky; seven grandchildren, four step grandchildren, three great grandchildren, nine step great grandchildren, and siblings, Audrey (George) Andrews, Shirley (Michael) Donovan, Douglas (Suzanne) Belongia, Clayton (Caroline) Belongia, and Natalie (James) Kaufman.
She was preceded in death by her parents, in-laws, brother-in-law, David Belongia, and sister-in-law, Mary Markiewicz.
Friends called after 3 pm Sunday, June 22 at the Ryan Funeral Home in De Pere, with a Parish Prayer Service at 6:30 pm. Visitation continued after 9 am Monday, June 23 at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Ashwaubenon. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:30 am.