Medical 09

Dolores Yacapsin

July 27, 1937 ~ August 16, 2019 (age 82)


Dolores Yacapsin, 82, of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Friday, August 16, 2019, in her residence after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Born in Nesquehoning, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia (Lazarick) Yacapsin. She was employed as an x-ray technician for the former Coaldale State Hospital, Coaldale and St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. She earned her real estate license and worked for Hugh D. Dugan Real Estate, finally retiring in 2001 from the Carbon County Redevelopment Department. She was a 1955 graduate of Nesquehoning High School and earned an associate’s degree in radiologic technology from Fitzgerald School of X-ray Technology. She was a member of the former St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Nesquehoning and now a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Jim Thorpe. She was an avid cook and loved to experiment with new recipes and appliances. She was extremely grateful for her care team at St. Luke’s Interventional Radiology. Dolores cherished her family and loved spending time with them all.



Surviving are a brother Eugene Yacapsin and his wife Frances of Nesquehoning; a niece Susan McGorry; nephews John and Gene Yacapsin; and great nieces.



A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 180 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 with the Rev. James Ward officiating. Interment will be held in SS Cyril and Methodius Cemetery, Nesquehoning. Call Wednesday morning 10-11:00 A.M. in the Church. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in her name to St. Luke’s Hospice, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015. The Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at   

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August 21, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
180 W. Broadway
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 18229

Mass of Christian Burial
August 21, 2019

11:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (W. Broadway, PA)

August 21, 2019

12:10 PM
SS Cyril and Methodius Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Nesquehoning, PA 18240


Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
180 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe PA 18229

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