For Immediate Assistance

Elaine M. (Yurko) Satkowski

Sunday, March 15, 1959Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Elaine Martha (Yurko) Satkowski, 58, of Saint Augustine, Florida, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, due to injuries sustained from being struck by an automobile in Saint Augustine, Florida.

Born on March 15, 1959, in Wilkes-Barre, Elaine was the daughter of Theresa (Saypack) Yurko, Forty Fort, and the late George J. Yurko, who passed away on July 05, 2002.

Raised in West Wyoming, Elaine was a graduate of Wyoming Area High School, Class of 1977, and attended West Side Vo-Tech during high school.

Prior to moving to Florida, Elaine was employed by Suburban Publishers, Exeter, and Morrison Custom Management, Kingston.

Elaine was a longtime member of the former Holy Trinity Church, Swoyersville, now consolidated into Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Swoyersville.

In addition to her father, George Yurko, Elaine was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Satkowski; and her uncles, Frank Saypack Sr. and John Saypack Jr.

In addition to her mother, Theresa Yurko, Elaine is survived by her son, Dwayne Satkowski; her two grandchildren, Isaiah and Eva Satkowski; her twin sister, Lorraine LaBare and her husband, Paul, Saint Augustine, Florida; her sister, Susan Yurko Bayer, Forty Fort; her one nephew and three nieces; as well as her many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral which will be conducted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 9:30 AM, from the Wroblewski Funeral Home, Inc., 1442 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 AM in Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes Street, Swoyersville, with the Reverend Joseph J. Pisaneschi, Pastor, officiating.

Interment with the Rite of Committal will follow in the Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.

Family and Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Elaine’s memory to the Catherine McAuley Center, 121 Church Street, Plymouth, PA 18651, or to the Pennsylvanians for Human Life, Wyoming Valley Chapter, 31 Hanover Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

For additional information or to send Elaine’s family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home web-site

Service Date
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 10:00am

A viewing for Elaine will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, at the Wroblewski Funeral Home, Inc., 1442 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort.

The funeral service will begin on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 9:30 AM at the funeral home. Those relatives and friends who will be joining in the funeral procession are asked to assemble at the funeral home between 9:00 and 9:15 AM on Wednesday morning.

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 AM at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Parish, 116 Hughes Street, Swoyersville. The Reverend Joseph J. Pisaneschi, Pastor, will serve as celebrant.  

Interment with the Rite of Committal will follow in the Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.

Following the Service, the family would like all those in attendance to join them for a luncheon. Details will be announced at the cemetery.


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Aunt Theresa I am so sorry for your loss. Elaine was such a good kid. Although our paths did not cross often I only have fond memories of her. John Saypack
Lori & Paul We are so sorry for your loss. We really liked Elaine. Anything we can do please let us know. Love Cathy & Dan
It has been many years since I've seen your family! My heartfelt love and condolences to your family during this time of sorrow. It is a sad situation to lose a sister/daughter under such circumstances! May God Bless Elaine and her entire family! May She Rest In Peace! Bill Hizny
Aunt Theresa, words cannot express how sorry I am, I did not know until just this moment. Elaine was a good girl, spunky..not afraid of speaking up. We lost touch a long time ago, but I will never forget her. Margaret Riley

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