Laura J. Yurchiak, 41, passed away May 10. Laura was born in Akron and had been a Barberton resident all her life where she graduated in 1995 from Barberton High School. She was preceded in death by her brother, Paul; and grandparents John Genet and John and Anna Yurchiak. Survivors include her parents Frank and Becky (Genet) Yurchiak; sister-in-law Sally Yurchiak; nieces Kaitlyn and MacKenzie; nephew Luke; grandmother Jean Genet; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Private Funeral Services will be held for the family. If desired, memorials may be made to the Summit County Animal Shelter. To share a memory or send a condolence, please visit www.silva-hostetler.com (330-825-8700).