Steve Yuhasz, Jr., 95, of Raleigh, died on January 12, 2015. He was born in Jerome, PA and raised in Carteret, NJ to his parents, the late István and Esther Yuhasz.
Steve proudly served in the US Army during WWII with Battery C 84th Field Artillery Battalion 9th Division, and was the recipient of the Purple Heart, European Theater of Operations Ribbon with 6 Stars, Presidential Unit Citation, American Theater of Operations Ribbon, Victory Ribbon and the American Defense Medal. He retired from the federal government after a career as a Budget Analyst for the US Navy fleets. To Steve, family was such a big part of his life, and he will be greatly missed.
Steve is survived by his daughter, Barbara Yuhasz Blue; his niece, Donna Chinchar Kotsatos (Pete) and Karen Yuhasz Hahn (Fred); grandchildren, Jaclyn Behun Charland (Dave), Steven Behun (Larisse) and Lauren Blue; great grandchildren, Elizabeth and Connor Charland, and Ameilya, Sadie and Silas Behun and Lily Briscoe. Steve was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hazel Roskevitch Yuhasz; daughter, Linda Yuhasz Behun; and siblings, Zolton Yuhasz, Geza Yuhasz, and Helen Yuhasz Chinchar.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11:00am at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC with interment to follow at Raleigh Memorial Park. A visitation will be held on Friday, January 23 from 6:00-8:00pm at Mitchell Funeral Home. Flowers are welcome, or donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4200 Morganton Road, Suite 300, Fayetteville, NC 28314. Condolences may be made online at www.MitchellatRMP.com