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Dorothy K. Yakubek

August 18, 1934 ~ June 14, 2019 (age 84)

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SALEM – Dorothy K. Yakubek, age (84), died Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Summa Health System – Akron Campus. She was born August 18, 1934 in Campbell the daughter of the late birth father, John Ivan Buric, her mother, the late Anna (Frketich) DuBois and her adoptive father, the late Cyril DuBois.  Dorothy worked for the former Salem Hospital School of Nursing as a secretary and at the ER registration at the Salem Hospital.  She also had her own sewing and alterations business.  Dorothy was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church, a 1952 graduate of Ursuline High School in Youngstown, a member of the Salem Elks Lodge Auxiliary, a member of the Salem Hospital Auxiliary, former member of the Columbiana County Genealogy and a volunteer the Campfire Girls.

Her husband, Steve Yakubek, whom she married August 18, 1956 preceded her in death on March 23, 1981.

Survivors include two sons, Randall (Deb) Yakubek of Salem and David (Lori) Yakubek of Alliance; a daughter, Linda (Pat) Yakubek Murphy of Akron; two grandchildren, Scott (Katie) Yakubek and Sarah Yakubek; and three great grandchildren, Nathan, Sam and Zach.

An infant son, a brother, Paul Dubois and a sister, Judith Nief also preceded her in death.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019 at St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Robert Edwards officiating.  Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salem Public Library, 821 East State Street, Salem, Ohio 44460 to purchase books in her memory.

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June 19, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stark Memorial
1014 East State Street
Salem, OH 44460

Mass of Christian Burial
June 20, 2019

10:00 AM
St Paul Catholic Church
925 East STate Street
Salem, OH 44460


Salem Public Library
821 E. State St., Salem OH 44460

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