Mary S. JurnakDecember 17,2012
Mary S. JurnakMary S. Jurnak
POULTNEY — Mary S. Jurnak, 79, of Poultney, died unexpectedly Saturday evening, December 15, 2012, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center.
She was born on March 22, 1933, in North Poultney, the daughter of Jacob and Mary (Kusina) Frazier.
Mrs. Jurnak graduated from the Poultney High School in 1951.
She married Edward J. Jurnak on August 13, 1955.
Mrs. Jurnak was a member of the St. Raphael the Archangel Church and a former member of the Catholic Daughters.
She was employed for several years as a care provider for many people throughout Poultney.
Mrs. Jurnak enjoyed cooking, walking, gardening, flowers, bird watching, and she loved animals.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Jurnak; a daughter, Cindy McMahon and her husband Michael of Poultney; a son, Steven Jurnak and his wife Helen of Essex; two granddaughters, Megan and Alyssa McMahon, two grandsons, Christopher and Steven Jurnak, both of Essex.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Florence Marshall in 2007 and Frannie Chase in 2010.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Durfee Funeral Home in Fair Haven.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Raphael the Archangel Church. Burial will follow in the St. Raphael Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rutland County Humane Society Inc., 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.
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