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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