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Memorial Service

Marathon Memorial Chapel
Saturday December 4th, 2021

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Stephen D. Yuhasz

Stephen D. Yuhasz, 80, of Marathon, NY, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at his home, while surrounded by his family.

Born in New York, NY, on July 12, 1941, Steve was the son of the late Gus and Anna Yuhasz. He was a communicant to St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam Conflict and was a life member of the Mohawk Valley VFW Post #3275. He retired from General Electric, Schenectady, in 1996 after 30 years of service. He was also a member of the Canajoharie Ambulance Corps.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Susan Dingman Yuhasz; and his children, Shannon Yuhasz of Canajoharie, Damon (Peishan) Yuhasz of E. Brunswick, NJ, Theresa Rebecca (David) Merihew of Marathon, and Mark Yuhasz of Oley, PA. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Kari, Molly and Daniel Merihew, and Justin Yuhasz; siblings, Rose Marie Vincent of Colonie, Andrew Yuhasz of Rotterdam, Diana Birnbach of Schenectady, Edward (Debbie) Yuhasz of Schenectady, and Annie (Dan) Fishlinger of Santa Monica, CA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, June Doran, Elizabeth Booke, Howard Yuhasz, Gus Yuhasz, and John Yuhasz.

A memorial service will be held at Marathon Memorial Chapel, 4071 State Route 221, Marathon, NY, on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Corey VanKuren officiating. Immediately following the memorial service, there will be a light luncheon at the Marathon American Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Steve may be directed to the Mohawk Valley VFW Post #3275, 30 River Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339.

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I WAS VERY PROUD TO HAVE KNOWN SUCH A TRUE FRIEND AND MARINE CORPS COMPANION,STEVE AND I SHARED A LONG TIME BOND[we each carried a dollar bill torn in half to be returned and joined upon Steves return from nam!we did not complete this task .but we did meet years later in PENNSYLVANIA,and acknowledged our trophy! my love and best wishes to Steves family ! SEMPER FI! babba

TOM BRADLEY Dec 8 2021 2:16 PM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Amy Danis. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Stephen D. Yuhasz.

Amy Danis Dec 2 2021 1:45 PM

sure will miss our front porch talks & trips to the casino. Who will make our Brandy sippers now? You are missed in a million little ways.

Tudene Nov 26 2021 10:26 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Stephen Yuhasz

Tudene Padbury Nov 26 2021 10:20 AM

So sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers.🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻

Leigh and Shelby Wright Nov 23 2021 11:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Stephen Yuhasz

Leigh and Shelby Wright Nov 23 2021 11:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Stephen Yuhasz

Karen M Williams Nov 23 2021 10:14 PM

I will miss your sarcasm and quick wit, Steve. Rest easy!

Rhonda Contri Nov 23 2021 12:01 PM

I will miss my Wii bowling partner and the laughs we had together in the short time you have lived in Marathon. May you Rest In Peace , Steve ! You are missed !

Patricia Canfield Nov 23 2021 11:13 AM

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He loved his family… he was a great Dad Nov 22 2021 3:09 PM

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