William J. ‘Yogi’ Yogus
William J. “Yogi” Yogus, 63, Cresson, died Monday at home.
He was born in Cresson, son of the late William F. and Agnes (Luther) Yogus.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara (Zachesky), whom he married June 15, 1974; two children: Amy Gorham (Doug) of Red Lion and John (Courtney) of Hollidaysburg; three grandchildren: Emily Gorham and Olivia and Cooper Yogus; three siblings: Mary (Yogus) Davis of Livingston, N.J., Francis of Palm Springs, Calif., and Thomas of Cresson; a special cousin, John Bauman of York, who was raised with Bill; a niece; a nephew; and numerous cousins.
Bill retired in 2010 as an engineer with Norfolk Southern. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Gallitzin.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today, April 17, 2013, at Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, the Very Rev. John D. Byrnes officiating. Committal will be at the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Gerald McGinnis Cardiovascular Institute of Allegheny General Hospital, 320 E. North Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212, Attn. Fund Development, or to Home Nursing Agency Hospice, 201 Chestnut Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.