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Peggi Yurkschatt

August 15, 1953 — December 16, 2023

Peggi Yurkschatt (nee Dente) 70, of Copley, Ohio, passed away on December 16, 2023, in Akron. She was born on August 15, 1953, in Akron to the late Richard and Margaret Dente. Peggi was a loving and loyal individual, known for her family first approach to life.

Peggi is survived by her beloved husband, John, and their children: Suzanne (Joe), Jessica (Scott), and Johnny (Kaitlyn). She also leaves behind her cherished grandchildren: Dominic, Vincent, Nicolas, Mallory, Tenley, Georgia, and Gianna. Peggi was a devoted sister to Cathy, and brothers Mark (Sharon), Mike, Pat (Sheri), and preceded in death by sister Judy (Bob).

Peggi attended St. Vincent - St. Mary and Copley High School and was voted Copley High School Homecoming Queen by her peers in 1970. As a devoted mother, Peggi never missed a single sporting event of her children. In addition, Peggi loved cooking with her grandchildren and teaching them her famous Buckeye recipe. She was always the biggest fan of her family and loved spending every second she could with her faithful furry companion, Sadie.

Calling hours to honor Peggi's life will be held at Hummel Funeral Homes Wednesday December 20th from 4-7pm located at 3475 Copley Road, Copley, OH 44321. A funeral service will take place Thursday December 21st at 10am with a Celebration of Life to follow at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to the Stephen A Comunale Jr Family Cancer Foundation. Contributions can be sent to PO Box 13805, Akron, OH 44334.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Peggi Yurkschatt, please visit our flower store.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hummel Funeral Home - Copley

3475 Copley Road, Copley, OH 44321

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Hummel Funeral Home - Copley

3475 Copley Road, Copley, OH 44321

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