John “Big John” Donald Yonek, 90, of Clairton, formerly of Glassport, passed away at home on Thursday, December 14, 2017. He was born November 18, 1927, in Elizabeth, to the late John Yonek. He is survived by his partner of 33 years, Elizabeth Mollica Sacco; daughter, Linda Yonek of Gainesville, GA; sons, George (Catherine) Vincent Yonek of Penn Township, Scott Allen Yonek of McDonough, GA; brother, Fritz Yonek of Vancouver, WA; sister, Evelyn Gooch of Glassport; and 5 grandchildren. John was preceded in death by son, John Yonek and sisters Julie and Marylyn. He served in the US Army Air Corps during WWII, was employed as an Iron Worker for US Steel, and enjoyed building model airplanes. Family and friends will be received Monday, December 18, 2017 from 2 – 6 at E. C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Avenue, Glassport, PA 15045. A service will take place at the funeral home, immediately following visitation. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made directly to the funeral home to help defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhone.com
Originally published December 15, 2017.