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Michael J. Yurich Jr., of Farrell, passed away Friday evening, Dec. 15, 2017, in The Grove at Greenville. He was 93. 
Mr. Yurich was born June 23, 1924, in Sharon and was a graduate of Farrell High School. He served with the U.S. Navy stateside during World War II. Upon his discharge, he began working at the former Sharon Steel, where he was employed for nearly 40 years until his retirement.
Michael was a member of the Church of the Notre Dame, Hermitage. An avid runner, he would run eight to ten miles a day. He also enjoyed watching sports and going to Las Vegas.
His wife of 53 years, the former Donna M. Burke, passed away on Jan. 5, 2017.
Michael is survived by three nieces, Claudia Bestelli, Tracy Bowes and Kelly Archinal; and two nephews.
In addition to his wife, Michael was preceded in death by his parents.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Michael J. Jr., 93, of Farrell.
Calling hours: None. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigle FuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Service: Private family funeral.
Entombment: St. Rose Mausoleum, Hermitage. 
Arrangements by J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
Published on December 18, 2017
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