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Thank you for Visiting me!

Homily for my mother, Florence Yusko-Church of St. Joseph, Babylon, NY -  11/15/2018 Fr. Seth, Fr. Jason, Fr. Francis, Fr. Joe, Fr. Ethel, Deacon Barry, my brother deacons, dear friends and all gathered. On behalf of the entire Yusko family, I want to thank you for your presence here, for your many words of comfort, and even more the many prayers, and Mass intentions you have offered at the death of our mother, Florence Yusko. I want to thank the dear parishioners of St. Joseph’s, as our mother felt very welcomed with each visit, as I am sure she thanks you for your continued formation of her deacon son. This week has been trying, as well as inspiring, as many have recounted the virtues with which God has blessed Mom.   There is one virtue that we can agree that centered mom’s life here on earth.   Her faith. Emotions well up in each of us, as we grapple with mom’s passing as we think of her impact on our lives. Your prayers and expressed thoughts have given us c