Rita D. Yasinsky

August 15, 1932 ~ May 29, 2022 (age 89)


Rita D. Yasinsky, 89, of Butler, passed away, Sunday morning, May 29, 2022, at the Butler Memorial Hospital.

Born August 15, 1932 in Butler, she was a daughter of the late Howard Graham and Helen (Leibler) Graham.

Rita was a 1950 graduate of Butler High School and had worked for the Y.W.C.A. Montessori Preschool for 35 years, where her students called her Miss Rita.  She was a member of All Saints Parish, St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, St. Paul’s Guild and Christian Mothers.  She had been a Eucharistic Minister, was a former member of the St. Paul’s Parish Council, had volunteered for many Church activities, was a sponsor for R.C.I.A and had volunteered for many charity fund raisers over the years. She had also been a member of the Y.W.C.A., and the Y.M.C.A., where she liked to do aerobic exercise, also at Planet Fitness.  She had loved to spend time with her family, shopping and traveling, especially to Ocean City, MD.

Surviving are her 2 sons, Stephen Douglas Yasinsky and Bradford Scott Yasinsky.

1 daughter, Chris Day.

She was lovingly called Ma by her grandchildren Travis Day, Tyler Yasinsky, Brandon Yasinsky and Tiffany Day Millis (Spencer).

1 brother-in-law, Rick Freeland.

She loved her granddaughter Tiffany’s dog, Winston.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Yasinsky who passed away March 3, 1986; 3 brothers Howard “Tony”, Charles and Robert Graham; 1 sister Jeannette Freeland.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, at 11:00 am, St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean Street, Butler.  The Rev. Kevin Fazio, Pastor, to officiate.

Arrangements by the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler.

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Mass of Christian Burial
June 3, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Paul Roman Catholic Church (North McKean Street)

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