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Josephine Makowski (Yankoski)

March 1, 1927 - December 16, 2018

Service Date: December 19, 2018

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery St. Joseph s Cemetery

Church Saints Peter and Paul Church

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Josephine Makowski, 91 of Mountain Top and formerly of Plains Township, passed away Sunday afternoon, December 16, 2018 at Smith Health Care, Mountain Top.

Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Peter & Sophie (Rogalski) Yankoski.

Josephine was employed as a seamstress in the area garment factories and was a member of the I.L.G.W.U. She was also a live-long member of St. Joseph’s Church, Hudson, until its closure and merger with Saints Peter & Paul Church, Plains.

She was preceded in death by her husband Carl F. Makowski on March 29, 2002, brother Edward “Sonny” Yankoski, sisters Stella Moyer, Eleanor Melochick, Dolores Shiloski, and Sarah Harley.

Surviving are her son Carl Makowski, 2 grandchildren, niece and caretaker Faith (Harley) Olszewski, Mountain Top, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 9:00 am from the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am at Saints Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, with Father John C. Lambert, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be held in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hudson. Family and friends may call Wednesday morning from 8:00 to 9:00 am at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 712 S. Keiser Avenue, Suite 118, Taylor, PA 18517.