Sarah Jane (Jones) Butcofski


First Posted: 1/6/2013

Sarah Jane (Jones) Butcofski, 66, of Laflin, passed away peacefully in her home Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.

Born April 29, 1946 in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of Margaret Jones of Forty Fort and the late Glen Jones.

Sarah was a graduate of Meyers High School, in 1964. Her heart was full of gold, and she was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and the most compassionate nurse’s aide and activities director at Riverside Adult Day Care and Wesley Village.

She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Glen Butcofski, and also her sister, Glenda Rene Jones.

Surviving besides her mother are her daughter, Jamie Lynn Berry, husband, Michael; granddaughter, Kinzley Berry, Harrisburg; loving companion, Peter Yourglivch, Laflin; Michael Butcofski, life-long friend and Jamie’s father, Scranton; sisters, Peggy and her husband, Frank Merrick, Moosic; Carol and her husband, William Harbester, Shavertown; Beth and her husband, Eugene McKeown, Kingston; many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral was on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, from the Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with the Rev Dr. Philip Wanck, pastor of the Forty Fort United Methodist Church, officiating. The interment will be in Memorial Shrine Cemetery, Carverton.

Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the American Diabetes Association.

For any information, or to send the family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website at hughbhughes.com.

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