Michael Yanego Jr.

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Michael Yanego Jr.

October 22, 1927 - September 12, 2018

Michael Yanego Jr., 90, of Fairmont, passed away on Sept. 12, 2018 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oct. 22, 1927 in Jordan, a son of the late Michael and Mary (Teray) Yanego.
Michael proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. Following his military service, Mike worked at Industrial Engineers in Fairmont. He was also employed as a coal miner as a proud member of the United Mine Workers of America, retiring from the Humphrey Mine.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers: George Yanego, John Yanego Sr., Steve Yanego, Joe Yanego and Frank Yanego; sister, Mary Campos; and sisters-in-law, Mary Yanego, Evelyn Yanego and Harriet Yanego.
Michael is survived by brothers, Paul Yanego and Carl Yanego, both of Morgantown; and sister-in-law, Sheila Yanego, of Fairmont.
He is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews, including Tammy Fluharty and husband Alan, of Fairmont; Frank R. Yanego and wife Sandy, of Grant Town; Brian Yanego and wife, Andrea, of Fairmont; John Yanego Jr. and wife Carol, of Morgantown; Mark Yanego and wife Andrea, of Fairmont; Cindy Wilson and husband Dave, of Fairmont; Donna Davis and husband Steve, of Virginia; and Becky Yanego Grantham, of Fairmont.
Friends and family will be received from 5-8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home, with Pastor Nathan Barker officiating.
Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, with Full Military Honors provided by the Marion County Veteran's Honor Council and the United States Army Reserves at Camp Dawson.
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on September 12, 2018
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Roy Mahaffey
Sep 14, 2018
We played ball together at Catawba when we were young-lots of memories of Catawba and the people that lived there. It was hard times but good people.