John Yarasavage - August 6, 2017

John Raymond Yarasavage

October 9, 1961 - August 6, 2017

John Raymond Yarasavage, "Jack", 55, of Fort Mill, SC and formerly of Bellefont, PA, passed away on August 6, 2017 after a brief illness. He was born on October 9, 1961 in Meshoppen, PA to Edward Yarasavage and the late Gladys Jones Yarasavage.

Jack graduated in 1979 from Tunkhannock Area High School. He was a sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1981-1985 where he served as a law enforcement specialist. Jack then attended Penn State University. From 1992-2013 he worked as a department supervisor at Mt. Nittany Medical Center. In 2013 he started his dream job, driving an 18 wheeler. He worked for Crete Carrier Corporation/Shaffer Trucking until his illness.

Jack enjoyed Penn State football, history, golf, target shooting, and classic movies. Always kind and even-tempered, Jack was a friend and helper to all.

Survivors include his father, Edward, of Tunkhannock, PA; his twin sister, Jan Cadwallader and husband KC, of Fort Mill, SC; sister, Patty Nelson and husband Bob, of Charlotte, NC; brother, Bill and wife Marina, of Tunkhannock, PA; brother, Dale and wife Donna, of Tunkhannock, PA; and many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held in Tunkhannock at a later date.


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