Robert G. Yanchuk

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Robert G. Yanchuk Robert G. Yanchuk, 85, of Chambersburg, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Manor Care Nursing Home. Born April 20, 1928, in Boston, Mass., he was the son of the late Michael and Alice Podgeski Yanchuk. Mr. Yanchuk served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during WWII. A retired Boston police officer, Mr. Yanchuk dedicated 30 years of service to the city of Boston, retiring in 1988. Surviving is his daughter, Linda M. Kaiser (husband Gordon) of Chambersburg; seven grandchildren, Michelle Driscoll, Corinne Kriner, Sean, Jordan, Jacob, Jessie, and Drake Kaiser; four great-grandchildren, Cera, Owen, Nora, and Grace; and one sister, Phyllis Piraino of Norwood, Mass. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Kathryn Marilyn Yanchuk on August 31, 2013, and three brothers, Francis E., George R. and Edward F. Yanchuk. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA, where the Rev. Fr. James R. O'Brien will officiate. The family will receive friends in the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, where military honors will be provided by members of the Charles Nitterhouse Post 1599 VFW Honor Guard. Online condolences may be offered on her Book of Memories page at
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Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc.
333 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 264-6416
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Published in Public Opinion on Sept. 23, 2013
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