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Reed Kim "Pucky" Yarosh

December 4, 1954 — February 14, 2020

Reed Kim “Pucky” Yarosh age 65 of Weirton West Virginia formerly of Canonsburg passed away unexpectedly Friday February 14, 2020 in his home. He was born December 4, 1954 in Canonsburg a son of the late John and Julia Ann Chicarella Yarosh. Kim lived most all of his life in Canonsburg where he attended St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church and lived in Weirton for the past two years. He was a 1972 graduate of Canon-McMillan High School and had been employed as an Admission Recruiter for the Pittsburgh Technical Institute. Known as Pucky by his friends and family, he was a member of the Russian Brotherhood Organization, had played softball and bowled in the Canonsburg City League for many years. Left behind to cherish his memory are his long-time companion Elizabeth “Beth” Rice, his brothers, John Keith Yarosh and his wife Selina of Cecil and Kiprian Scott Yarosh and his wife Diane of Canonsburg, and his sister Kira Lynn Rudolph and her husband Kevin of Bethel Park and multiple nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are welcome from 2 until 8 pm Wednesday February 19, 2020 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where departing prayers will be recited at 9:30am Thursday February 20, 2020 with funeral services to follow at 10 am in St John the Baptist Orthodox Church with Father John Joseph Kotalik officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Spring Cemetery Canonsburg. Panahida services will be held at 7:30 pm Wednesday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 601 Boone Ave., Canonsburg, Pa. 15317.To view or extend condolences please visit

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