St. Ignatius Church, Kingston, was the setting for the baptism of Emery Terrance Yurko. Four generations of family and friends gathered to celebrate the occasion.
The Rev. John Polednak performed the baptismal ceremony. Mollie McGinley, Emery’s aunt, and Kevin Yurko, Emery’s uncle, are his godparents.
Emery, born on Oct. 18, 2013, is the son of Emery and Jill Yurko, Kingston. He is the fifth generation to carry on the name Emery in the Yurko family.
Emery has two sisters, Nora, 6, and Paige, 3.
He is the paternal grandson of Emery and Maryann Yurko, Kingston Township, and the maternal grandson of Susan and Terry McGinley, Kingston. Anna Stefanko, Swoyersville, is Emery’s paternal great-grandmother.
Four generations at the ceremony, from left, are Emery Yurko, Anna Stefanko holding Emery, and Maryann Yurko.