Edward J. Yesko


Edward J. Yesko, Sr., 90, of Farrell, passed away peacefully Monday morning, Aug. 5, 2019, in UPMC Shenango Valley.
Mr. Yesko was born May 16, 1929, in Sharon, a son of the late Michael and Isabelle (Becks) Yesko.
A proud veteran, Ed served as a paratrooper in 11th Airborne of the U.S. Army during the Korean Era.
Following his honorable discharge, he worked as a welder at the former Shenango Furnace, Sharpsville, until the plants closing. Ed then created his own company, C&M Welding, which he owned and operated for many years.
He was of the Christian faith.
His wife of 71 years, the former Hazel "Jean" Connery, whom he married June 10, 1947, passed away Sept. 15, 2018.
Surviving are a daughter, Jill A. Falkner (Robert Reed), Hermitage; a son, Edward J. Yesko Jr., and his girlfriend, Denise Newhouse, Vienna, Ohio; a sister, Helen Prosser, Sharpsville; three granddaughters; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, Ed was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean A. Yesko; three brothers; and a sister.

Edward J. Sr., 90, of Farrell.
In keeping with his wishes, there will be no visitation or service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
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Published on August 8, 2019
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