Eleanor (Duke) Yope
Eleanor (Duke) Yope, 88, Mars, died Monday. She was born in Smithmill, daughter of Andrew and Susan (Adamcik) Duke. Surviving are five children: Debra Stockdale, Raymond, Richard, Edward and John; four grandchildren; and two sisters: Elizabeth Purta and Mildred “Joan” Matia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Yope; and 12 siblings: John, Stephen, Frank, Edward, Leonard, Joseph, Susan, Marie, Emma, Ann, Dorothy and Margaret. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the noon blessing service Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Ramey. Interment will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Ramey.