The Obit For Michael Yuhas

Michael J. Yuhas

Published in Asbury Park Press on February 19, 2011

Michael J. Yuhas, 53, of Englishtown, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at home. He was born in Neptune and had resided in Englishtown most of his life. He was an operating engineer and a member of Local No. 825, Springfield.

He was an outstanding baseball and softball player and had played in the Montreal Expos farm system. He attended Manalapan High School, where he pitched a perfect game. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and true outdoorsman. Michael was a member of the Moose Lodge of Jackson.

He was predeceased by his father, James Joseph Yuhas; a brother, Richard Yuhas; and a sister, Patty Ann Yuhas. Surviving are his wife, Christina Kelly Yuhas; his mother, Cassy Yuhas; his brothers, Jim, David, Philip, Victor, Frederick, Vincent, and Anthony Yuhas; his sisters, Stella Earp, Barbara Stevens, Dorothy Lamberson, and Ann Yuhas; a sister-in-law Donna Carragher; a brother-in-law, Ron "Jumbo" Kelly; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ronald and Joyce Kelly; and many nieces and nephews. He was a true friend to many.

Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22 at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center St., Freehold. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 at the funeral home, followed by interment at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Freehold. Memorial donations to the American Heart Association would be appreciated.