Thursday, 03 July 2014 00:00
John J. Yager Sr., 86, of South Farmingdale, NY passed away on June 16, 2014. A WWII U.S. Navy underwater demolition team veteran. Charter and life-time member of the South Farmingdale Fired Dept., member of Knights of Columbus Council 2204, and life member of VFW Post 516. Beloved husband of the late Theresa. Loving father of Carol Sweeney (Jack), Janet Robbins (Frank), Patricia Moore (Michael), Eileen Donnelly (John), and John J. Yager, Jr. (Denise). Proud grandfather of 13 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Beloved companion of Barbara Galler. A Funeral Mass was held Thursday, June 19, at St. Kilian RC Church, followed by interment with military honors at St. Charles Cemetery. Donations in John’s memory may be sent to the South Farmingdale Fire Department Benevolent Association. Arrangements were entrusted to the Arthur F. White Funeral Home, Inc.