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Jeffrey W. Somers, Supervisor

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Donna Kay (Rhodes) Yonkosky

October 11, 1953 ~ March 2, 2019 (age 65)

            Donna Kay Yonkosky, 65 of Altoona died Saturday morning March 2, 2019 at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.

            She was born October 11, 1953 in Altoona a daughter of the late Elwood A. and Florence C. (Helsel) Rhodes.

            Surviving are a son Timothy Michael Yonkosky and his wife, Lisa of Altoona; a granddaughter, Caitlin R. Yonkosky of Indiana, PA; a grandson, Ryan M. Yonkosky and his fiancée Elizabeth Miller of Altoona; a great granddaughter, Ivy R. Yonkosky of Altoona; a sister, Ruth Ann Ecklund of California; a brother Charles M. “Mickey” Rhodes of Altoona; her former husband, Thomas G. Yonkosky of Altoona; and numerous extended family members.

            Donna was preceded in death by two sisters, Verna G. Antes and LeEtta A. Weber.

            She was a 1973 graduate of Altoona Area High School.

            She retired as a cashier from Walmart on May 31, 2016 following 15 years’ service. She was formerly employed at the 17th Street Sunoco as a cashier.

            Donna enjoyed Bingo, bowling and camping.

            She was a member of the Cesare Battisti Club; the Catholic War Veterans Club and the Newburg Fire Association Club.

            Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. Thursday March 7, 2019 at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where a funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

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