The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

April 15, 2014

Anna Yarosh

PORTAGE — YAROSH – Anna, 89, Portage, passed away April 14, 2014, at home. Born March 4, 1925, in Portage, daughter of Vasil and Helen (Mihalko) Belovsky. Deceased family members include parents; husband, Anthony Yarosh; brother, Andrew Belovsky; and grandson, Terry Riskus. Survived by daughters, Gloria Jean “Jeannie,” wife of Richard Perry; and Delores “Patty,” wife of Dave “Cork” Miorelli, both of Portage. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Thomas (Toni Marie) Riskus; Timothy (Michelle) Riskus; Denise Maust, and fiancee, Bob Muir; Renee (Chris) McQuillen; David Miorelli; and Jason (Melissa) Wasko; and great-grandchildren, Mahra, Anthony, Raissa, Jason, Abagael, Nika, Steven, Hannah, Abigail, Ethan; also great-great-granddaughter, Aubrey. Sister of John Belovsky, and wife, Mary, Portage; Bill Belovsky, and wife, Betty, Decatur, Ala.; and Mary Ramus, Portage. Also survived by sister-in-law, Joann Belovsky, Houston, Texas; and several nieces and nephews. Member of  St. Michael’s Church Women’s Club. She worked as a first class welder during World War II. She enjoyed crocheting and baking with the ladies at the church. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, Father Gregori Tsjouman, celebrant. Committal, St. Michael’s Orthodox Cemetery, Portage. Family suggests memorial donations be made to the church building fund.

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