Shawn Michael Yatsky Sr.
, 40, South Fork, died February 16, 2020, at home. Born December 13, 1979, in Johnstown, son of Theresa D. (Minor), widow of Andrew G. Paulson Jr. and Harry Paul, married to Sue (Killinger) Yatsky. Preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Thomas Minor; and paternal grandparents, George and Frances M. (Roddy) Yatsky. Survived by parents; maternal grandmother, Marie Minor; wife, Lina Marie (Garcia) Yatsky; sons, Michael, Shawn Jr., and Brandon; siblings, Jennifer, wife of Brad Long; Paul, married to Michelle (Dively); Christopher; twin brother, Corey, engage to Amanda (Stein) Fyock; and Kasey Yatsky; also numerous beloved aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, and cousins. Shawn was a graduate of Greater Johnstown Vo-Tech, class of 1998. He was a US Navy veteran having served with the Naval Construction Force (SeaBees) during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was a skilled welder and worked for East Coast Construction. Shawn had a charismatic smile and enjoyed spending time with family; especially his beloved sons. Friends will be received from 2 p.m. until time of service at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork, Father Robert Reese presiding. Military rites by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. As an expression of sympathy, please consider memorial donations to the family c/o Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., 621 Maple Street, South Fork.
Published on February 17, 2020


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Kevin J Eichmann
Feb 22, 2020
Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. I didn't know Shawn, he was a SEABEE so that makes him a Brother. Fair Winds and Fair Seas!!!
Liz wills
Feb 22, 2020
I remember shawn when i lived in beaverdale my kids all played together with him .
Ben Kohn
Feb 20, 2020
Shawn Yatsky was one of my military brothers and I have nothing but the best memories of the guy. Quiet and would appear out of nowhere to always lend a helping hand. Just the nicest soul to everyone. You can rest Yatsky.
Tammy Roddy Holmes
Feb 20, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of Shawn’s passing. I am sad for all the family. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Ina Dines
Feb 20, 2020
We served together. Prayers of healing for the family. Rest easy brother, we have the watch.
Edward W Collins
Feb 19, 2020
Til Valhalla brother
Feb 19, 2020
Thoughts & prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow, Shawn was a good guy, Ive known him since he was a baby & have some good memories growing up. Prayers sent your way
Feb 18, 2020
To the Yatsky family, very sorry for your loss. Shawn was a fine young man. Very proud to have Served with him. Rest in Peace my friend.
Nancy roddy
Feb 18, 2020
So b
Very sorry to hear of Shawn passing. I will have all the fami!y in my prayers.
Luis Alarcon
Feb 18, 2020
Til Valhal, Brother.
Kathy Krout (Wisen)
Feb 18, 2020
Yatsky family so sorry for your loss.
Sending love and prayers to you all in this difficult time. Shawn was a great person and will be missed!