Funeral Services For Protodeacon John Youhas Celebrated

AMBRIDGE, PA --  Funeral services for the ever-memorable Protodeacon John Youhas, parish vocation of St. John the Baptist Church, Ambridge, PA and personal deacon to the late Metropolitan Nicholas were conducted today.

Representing His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios, Diocesan Locum Tenens, was the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro, Diocesan Chancellor.  He was joined by the pastor of St. John the Baptist Church and Dean of the Pittsburgh Deanery, The Very Rev. Robert Prepelka and 20 other diocesan and local Orthodox Priests.

Following the Funeral Service and funeral repast in the parish hall, the interment took place at  Sylvania Hills Mausoleum.

May Almighty God Rest the Soul of the Newly Departed and Ever-Memorable Servant of God, the Protodeacon John in the Mansions of the Just Where There is Neither Sickness, Pain or Sorrow, But Life-Everlasting.   May His Memory Be Eternal!  


Matins Gospel Reading: Mark 16:1-8

Epistle Reading: St. Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians 4:6-15

Gospel Reading: Matthew 22:35-46

15th Sunday of Matthew; The Synaxis of the Holy and Righteous Symeon the God-Receiver and the Holy Prophetess Anna; Stamatios, John, & Nicholas, New Martyrs of Chios; Nicholas, Archbishop & Enlightener of Japan; Afterfeast of the Presentation of Our Lord and Savior in the Temple

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