Ralph A. Yanity

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Ralph A. Yanity, 90, Maple Street Brockway, Pa., died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at Highland View Health Care in Brockway.
Born June 25, 1925, in Lucerne Mines, Pa., he was the son of the late Peter M. and Irene E. DeChurch Yanity. Ralph was married to Catherine J. Presto and she preceded him in death Nov. 7, 1998.
Retired, he had been employed as the cafeteria manager for the Brockway School District. Ralph also owned and operated his own restaurant in Brockway for 20 years.
He was a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran and a member at St. Tobias Church in Brockway. He also was a 70 year member of Parson-Marnati Post #95 of the American Legion.
Ralph enjoyed golfing, traveling, cooking and he loved lighthouses.
He is survived by one brother, James (Mary) Yanity of Indiana, Pa.; one niece: Amy Yanity of Columbia, S.C.; two nephews: William Yanity of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Daniel Yanity of Butler, Pa.; and three grandnieces: Emily, Irene and Cori.
Calling hours will be from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at St. Tobias Church also in Brockway with the Rev. Msgr. Charles Kaza presiding. Burial will follow in St. Tobias Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Tobias Church, 1135 Hewitt Street, Brockway, PA 15824.
Online condolences may be left at csfhinc.com.
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express from Nov. 15 to Nov. 17, 2015
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