Chuck T. “Yuss” Yellich, age 91, of Duquesne, passed away on February 27, 2021 at Kane Regional Center-McKeesport. Born in Duquesne on March 16, 1929, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Cvitak) Yellich. Chuck was retired from U.S. Steel-Duquesne Work in the General Service and Transportation Department after 39 years. He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish-Holy Name Church, Duquesne-West Mifflin Knights of Columbus #4210, the former Men’s Club at Christ the Light of the World Parish and he proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War and also in the Navy Reserves. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Ann (Merisko) Yellich; father of Lori (Bob) Rushe of Duquesne, Michael (Chris) Yellich Bowman of Las Vegas; grandfather of Heather Jessip; great grandfather of Tanner Michael Jessip; brother of the late Joseph (late Josie) Yellich and late Margaret Yellich.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER-SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER-FUNERAL DIRECTOR, where a blessing service will be held on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Name Church, Duquesne, with the Rev. Michael Conway officiating. Presentation of Military Honors will follow the Mass. All PA Covid-19 precautions will be in place at the funeral home and visitors MUST wear a mask.
Originally published February 27, 2021.