Gladys Catherine Pellish-Yonalis

December 10, 2021


Gladys C. Pellish -Yonalis, 90, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Friday December 10th at Markley Rehabilitation & Health Center, Norristown. She was six days shy of her 91st birthday. Born and raised in Schuylkill Haven she was the daughter of William and Catherine (nee. McCord) McGlone. She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands William Pellish in 1993 and Albert Yonalis in 2012, three brothers Francis, Vincent, and William. She was a member of the former St. Vincent De Paul Church , Minersville. Gladys was a loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She loved and spoke highly of her sons-in-law; “Cathy’s Joe” and “Nancy’s Joe” as she referred to them. She was a homemaker and loved to cook and bake. She especially loved to prepare for family get togethers. Family favorites were her apple pie, chocolate chip cookies, chicken pot pie, halupkie and city chicken to name a few. Gladys taught her daughters to be independent and kind but to stick together. Gladys is survived by her daughters Catherine Fabrizio and her husband Joseph of the Philadelphia area, Nancy Sborz and her husband Joseph of Berwick. Grandchildren Antoinette Fabrizio-Barrett of Philadelphia, Dominick Fabrizio of Boston, Aaron Sborz of Shillington and Nicholas Sborz of Virginia, and nine Great Grandchildren Kathryn Barrett, Leo and Parker Fabrizio, Griffin, Eden, and Lillian Sborz, and Payton, Wyatt and Hunter Sborz. All services shall be private. Interment Mount Peace Cemetery. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.

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