Kenna L. Yezek
Formerly of Ruffsdale
Kenna L. "Ken" Yezek, 75, formerly of Ruffsdale, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, in UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. Ken was born Dec. 17, 1935, in Clarksburg, W.Va., a son of the late Robert H. and Martha Myers Yezek. He married the former Bernice I. Peterson on Oct. 11, 1957. Ken was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was employed for the past 12 years in the Garden Shop and as a greeter with Walmart at Summit Ridge Plaza, Mt. Pleasant. Years ago, he worked as a cold-end selector with Anchor Hocking Glass Container Corp. in South Connellsville and as a coremaker with Duraloy Blaw-Knox in Scottdale. Ken was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Church of God and the Silver Sneakers Club at the Regional Family YMCA. He was also a volunteer with the County Food Bank in Delmont and studied carpentry at the Westmoreland Career Technology Center. Ken was an avid sportsman, who loved hunting, fly fishing and the great outdoors. He enjoyed going to the Meadows Casino, the PA Grand Canyon and to the family cabin near Glen Savage in Somerset County. Ken will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his loving family, his wife of 53 years, Bernice I. Peterson Yezek; his two daughters, Lissa McLaughlin, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Suzie Trout and husband, Skeeter, of Laurelville; and a granddaughter, Emily Forejt, of Ruffsdale. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Forejt; a brother, Robert H. Yezek Jr.; and a half-sister, Virginia Muir. Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the ROBERT B. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 105 Spring St., Scottdale, 724-887-5300, www.fergusonfunerals.com
/ GPS: N40 degrees 06.136, W79 degrees 35.278. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Pastor Glenn Beatty officiating. Graveside committal service and interment will follow in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery at Tarrs. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, St. Jude's Children's
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