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Verna Grace (Stern) Korywchak

August 19, 1921 ~ January 18, 2018 (age 96)


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Verna G.(Stern) Korywchak, 96, died January 18, 2018 at Maple Valley Personal Care Home, Indiana, PA.  She was born August 19, 1921 to Frank and Irene (Good) Stern.  Verna lived in Coral, PA for most of her life where she was a member of the Luther Chapel.

Verna worked many different jobs throughout her life and retired from Season All.  She was an excellent cook and was known for her pies and nut rolls.  Verna was happiest when she was cooking or baking for family and friends.

Verna married Joseph Korywchak and is survived by their three children, Joseph Terry Korywchak, New Alexandria; Linda D. (Kenneth) Ault, Shelocta and Richard A. (Patricia ) Korywchak, Indiana; six grandchildren, Michael Korywchak, Chad (Lacey) Korywchak, Amy (Michael) Foster, Lori Ault (Sam Mott), Kasey (Robert) Baker, and Kelly (Joshua) Murphy and seven great grandchildren, Reagan and Sloane Baker, Alexandra Murphy, Lucas and Logan Foster and Chloe and Charley Korywchak.

Verna is also survived by her sister, Donna (Hunter) Franzi of Saltsburg and special nephew Jim Hunter, Washington, DC; brother-in-laws, John “Moxie” Korywchak and Frank “Buddy” Korywchak, sister-in-laws, Ann Gaydosh, Judy Beisner and Kay Combs, and numerous nieces and nephews.

According to Verna’s wishes, there will be no viewing and funeral services will be private.

The C. Frederick Bowser Funeral Home, Homer City is in charge of arrangements.

Our family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at Maple Valley Personal Care Home.  Verna loved all of the staff and thought of them as her extended family. A special thank you is extended to the VNA Hospice for their compassionate care.  Special thanks to Greg and Corbin who spent time reminiscing with Verna.  Memorial contributions may be made to Luther Chapel, Coral, PA or VNA Hospice, 850 Hospital Road, Indiana, PA


Charitable donations may be made to:

Visiting Nurses Association of Indiana County
Medical Arts Building, Suite 3000, 850 Hospital Road, Indiana PA 15701
Web: http://www.vnaindiana.org



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