Marian E. Yevitz
February 6, 2015
Marian E. Yevitz, Scranton, died Friday February 6 after a full life.
Born 1918 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Jurbala Yevitz. She was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and The Traphagen School of Fashion, New York, NY, where she completed an internship at Saks Fifth Avenue, which included a role as personal shopper for actress Ingrid Bergman. Upon graduation, she accepted a similar position at Timely Styles, Scranton. Thereafter, Marian relocated to Endicott, New York to work for IBM as one of their first female mainframe punch card programmers. She later returned to the area to supervise the installation and training for the mainframe system in the PNC Bank Trust Department, formerly Northeastern Bank.
Marian was an active member of the community serving as a Troop Leader for the Girls Scouts of America, a member of Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, and The Century Club. She enjoyed playing Bridge and was an avid reader. She was a lifelong parishioner of St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Scranton.
Marian was preceded in death by her brothers; Joseph, John, Nicholas, Drs. William and Michael Yevitz, and sisters; Anna Ella Guzek, Eleanor Haselhuhn and Irene Kotz. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The funeral will be with Divine Liturgy at in St John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Fourth Ave. and Broadway St. Scranton to be celebrated by Rev. Leonard A. Martin, SJ.
Friends may call morning from until time of service in the church.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 310 Broadway St. Scranton, Pa. 18505.