Robert Yuhas

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Robert Yuhas, 55, of Duryea passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre.

Born Jan. 7, 1958 in Duryea, he was the son of Joan Kalafut Yuhas and the late Joseph Yuhas.

Robert was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea; a graduate of Pittston Area High School, Class of 1975; and a graduate of Penn State University.

He worked for the Acme Markets for 24 years and was employed by UPS Freight in Moosic for 10 years.

Kindness was the hallmark of Robert's life. His devotion to his wife, family and friends was manifested in a lifetime of kind gestures, words and deeds. Robert enjoyed outdoor activity he loved the challenge of a good puzzle and the outcome of an activity that required so much patience. He will be missed profoundly by those who knew him and by those once touched by his genuine and authentic spirit.

In addition to his mother, Robert is survived by his wife of 26 years, the former Rita Walsh Yuhas; sons, Michael and Nick, both of Duryea; brothers, Joseph and his wife, Mary Beth, Carlsbad, Calif.; David and his wife, Helen, Clarks Summit; Thomas and Carolyn, Coatesville; sister, Mary Ellen and her husband, Al Dorundo, Boca Raton, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Anna and George Yuhas; maternal grandparents, Ann and John Kalafut.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Stephenson Street, Duryea, with the Rev. Joseph Elston officiating. Friends may call 10:30 a.m. to service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Nativity of Our Lord Parish 127 Stephenson St., Duryea, PA 18642. Arrangements are by Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea. Condolences may be made at kiesingerfuneralservices.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Feb. 4 to Feb. 7, 2013
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