April 17, 1928 - April 5, 2014
Theodore Yachup, 85, of Fairhope (Belle Vernon), passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Thorpe’s Personal Care Home, Charleroi. A son of the late Walter C. and Edna Rhodes Yachup, he was born in Jacobs Creek on April 17, 1928. Ted graduated from S. Huntingdon High School. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Belle Vernon, the Fairhope Rod and Gun Club, the Charleroi Fishing Club and was a life member of the Fayette City American Legion Post 484. A resident of Fairhope for over 50 years, Ted was an avid outdoorsman and loved gardening and fishing with his friend John Hayes and traveling. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, serving from 1950 to 1952. He served with the Military Police of the 1st Calvary, 7th regiment, Korea, one year on Hokkaido Island of Japan, and the 3rd armored division, Ft. Knox, KY. He retired in 1983 from the Allenport Plant of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Company as a machine operator. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Margaret ‘Peggy’ Parnelli Yachup, one son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Missy Yachup of Washington Grove, MD, two daughters and sons-in-law, Peggy and Joseph Mendola of Monessen, and Amy and Jay Finan of Brunswick, OH, five grandchildren, Jenna Teets (Bo), Kristin Vigliotti (Anthony), all of Monessen, Grayson Yachup of Washington Grove, MD, and Jacob and Ethan Finan, both of Brunswick, OH, three great-grandchildren, Anthony and Tristin Vigliotti and Lyla Teets, one sister, Jean Lewis of Belle Vernon, one brother, Max Yachup of Smithton and one nephew, Dusty Lewis (Marsha) of Belle Vernon. Friends will be received on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. in the Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., Belle Vernon. (724-929- 5300) www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 10 A.M. with Rev. Ken Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery.
Theodore Yachup, 85, of Fairhope (Belle Vernon), passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Thorpe’s Personal Care Home, Charleroi. A son of the late Walter C. and Edna Rhodes Yachup, he was born in Jacobs Creek on April 17, 1928. Ted... View Obituary & Service Information
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