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Charles "Charlie" Yerick, Jr.

March 31, 1928 ~ May 11, 2019 (age 91)

Obituary

 Charles “Charlie” Yerick, Jr., age 91 of Murrysville died Saturday, May 11, 2019 in AHN Forbes Hospital in Monroeville. He was born March 31, 1928 in Export a son of the late Charles Sr., and Romona (Urich) Yerick. Charlie was a retired police officer for Murrysville Municipality and worked for Ferri’s Hardware in Murrysville. He retired from the National Guard after 30 years of dedicated service. Charlie was a Korean war Airforce veteran, a member of the Export American Legion Post 858, White Valley Amvets Post 85 where he served as commander and was a member of Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church where he volunteered as an usher for many years. In addition to his parents, Charlie was preceded in death by a brother Frank Yerick and 2 sisters; Annie Matrisch and Helen Compton. Surviving is his wife Clara J. (John) Yerick; children, Charles J. “Chuck” Yerick and his wife Kathleen of Export and Cynthia “Cindy” Yerick of Murrysville; Grandchildren, Melissa and Michele Yerick of Murrysville and a brother, Robert “Russian” Yerick of Delmont. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Family and friends welcome Wednesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home, Inc., 5701 Lincoln Ave., Export (724) 327-1400. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday in Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park Mausoleum, Delmont with military honors accorded by the Greensburg V.F.W. Post #33. For directions, to send online condolences or to order flowers please visit www.wolfe-vongeis.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 15, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Funeral Home

Funeral Mass
Thursday
May 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Mother of Sorrows R.C. Church

Murrysville, PA 15668

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