US Marine Corps
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September 24, 1960 ~ July 21, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old


Peter A. Yukash, age 62, U.S.M.C veteran, passed unexpectedly on Friday, July 21, 2023 at his residence in. Middletown. Peter was born in New Haven, CT, Sept. 24, 1960, the son of the late Michael and Wasylyna Yukash. In his youth, Peter was a parishioner of St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church, where he was a member of the Ukrainian Youth Organization. Peter served his country faithfully as a communication specialist during Operation Crisex-81, spending the majority of his time overseas. Peter is survived by his three beloved daughters, Irene, Katia, and Lydia, as well as his recent adorable grandson. Besides his daughters, he is also survived by his daughters' mother, Mrs. Gail Day. He leaves in great sorrow 2 brothers, Jaroslav and Mykola, 2 sisters, Mariyka and Katie, nephew, Stefan, and many other nieces ands nephews. Peter will be remembered for his bright smile, unique sense of humor, his kindness and compassion, his routine walks with his friends and his faithful dog, Bud (Lizzie), his sharing of music and his creative ability to fix anything broken. He will be missed by all.
Friends may call at the Celentano Funeral Home, 424 Elm St., New Haven, on Thursday, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Panachyda (Memorial service) will be held in the funeral home at 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Liturgy will take place in St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 569 George St., New Haven, Friday, at 10:00 a.m. Interment with full military honors in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church, Post 33 Ukrainian American Veterans, 569 George St., New Haven, CT 06511, or the charity of your choice.

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August 3, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Celentano Funeral Home
424 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06511

August 3, 2023

7:00 PM
Celentano Funeral Home
424 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Funeral Liturgy
August 4, 2023

10:00 AM
St, Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church
569 George St
New Haven, CT 06511


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