Adeline “Mimi” Yakubowski Skorupa

  • Birth unknown Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 5 Nov 2009 Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 73949662

Adeline Yakubowski Skorupa, 95, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap following a brief illness. She was born in Tom's Creek, Va., and was a longtime resident of Derby, Va., for 45 years; Appalachia, Va., for nine years and the last 23 years in Big Stone Gap. Adeline was known to everyone as "Mimi". She leaves behind a lifelong legacy as a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is lovingly remembered by family, friends, and the community throughout as being an inspiration to those around her for her strength and family values. She has been a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Appalachia and Big Stone Gap for the past 73 years and has served in many different capacities. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Thomas H. Skorupa; and by her son, Dr. Thomas E. Skorupa; by parents, Martin and Magdalene Yakubowski; by two sisters and two brothers. Surviving are: daughter, Dorothy S. Isaac and son-in-law, Robert Isaac of Norton, Va.; daughter, Elizabeth S. Jordan of Newport News, Va.; son, Raymond Skorupa and daughter-in-law, Judith Green Skorupa of Pelham, N.Y.; son, Phil Skorupa and daughter-in-law, Patsy Nash Skorupa of Newport News, Va.; and daughter-in-law, Jeanne Barnhart Skorupa of Newport News, Va.; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and caregiver, Cathy Craft of Derby, Va. Visitation will be held at the Roy A. Green Funeral Home in Appalachia from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Nov.8th. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at the Scared Heart Catholic Church in Big Stone Gap at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 9th, with Reverend Timothy Drake officiating. Interment will be in the Powell Valley Memorial Garden. Pallbearers will be the grandsons. Donations may be made to: The Thomas and Adeline Skorupa Scholarship Fund Mountain Empire Community College 3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 or Sacred Heart Catholic Church 1821 Holton Avenue, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219. Roy A. Green Funeral Home, Appalachia is in charge of arrangements


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  • Created by: GSF
  • Added: 25 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73949662
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adeline “Mimi” Yakubowski Skorupa (unknown–5 Nov 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73949662, citing Powell Valley Memorial Gardens, Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by GSF (contributor 47015773) .