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Thomas "Tony" Yestremski

Male 1912 - 2007  (94 years)


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  • Name Thomas "Tony" Yestremski 
    Nickname Tony 
    Born 09 Mar 1912  Little Falls, Herkimer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Corporal, US Army, World War II 
    Died 03 Mar 2007  St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 07 Mar 2007  West St Johnsville Cemetery, St Johnsville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I355  Abeling Family Tree | Family of Peter and Josephine Yestremski
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2007 

    Father Peter Yestremski,   b. 07 Nov 1883,   d. Nov 1970  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Josephine Piniaha Yestremski,   b. 15 May 1891, Yaroslaw, Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1961  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 17 May 1911  Sacred Heart Church, Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Wedding Picture of Peter Yestremski and Josephine Piniaha
    Wedding Picture of Peter Yestremski and Josephine Piniaha
    Note from Brian Abeling: Josephine and Peter were married May 17, 1911, according to Josephine's newspaper obituary.

    Special thanks to Robert Gartner and Catherine Roginski for providing a copy of the photo.
    Yestremski Family about 1920
    Yestremski Family about 1920
    Back row, left to right
    Josephine, Peter who is holding Mary, Katherine Yendryka (Josephine's mother)

    Front row, left to right: Stella, Tony, Caroline


    Considering that Mary might be about 2 years old, the photo is therefore estimated to be taken around 1920.

    Special thanks to Robert Gartner and Mary Gartner for providing a copy of the photo.
    Documents
    1920 US Census: St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
    1920 US Census: St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
    living in district 107 (my assumption this is Kringsbush Road/Baum Road area)
    Peter Battisti, 29, immigated to US in 1904, naturalized US Citizen in Nov 1914
    wife, Anna (nee Piniaha), 26, immigrated to the US in 1911, naturalized citizen in Nov 1914.
    son, Anthony, 10 [Believed to be Tony Korniat, child of Anna's]
    daughter, Rose, 6
    son, Floyd, 5
    son, Joseph, 2

    Living next door...
    Josephine Yestremski (nee Piniaha, Anna's sister), 26, immigrated to US in 1912
    son, Anthony, 7
    daughter, Stella, 6
    daughter, Caroline, 4
    daughter, Mary?, 2
    1930 US Census: St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
    1930 US Census: St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
    Living on Krings Bush Road...

    Peter Battisti, 40, married for 23 yrs, born in Italy, spoke Italian prior to coming to US, immigrated in 1906
    wife, Anna (nee Piniaha), 40, married for 23 yrs, born in Yaroslaw, Austria, immigrated in 1906
    daughter, Rose, 15
    son, Floyd, 14
    son, Joe, 12
    son, Angelo, 10
    son, Edigio, 9
    son, Americo, 7
    son, Albert, 5
    daughter, Anna, 3
    daughter, Gina, 10 months

    living next door...
    Peter Yestremski, 43, born in Yaroslaw, Austria, immigrated in 1912
    wife, Josephine (nee Piniaha), 39, born in Yaroslaw, Austria, immigrated in 1912
    son, Anthony, 18, born in NY
    daughter, Stella, 16
    daughter,Caroline, 14
    [rest of family continued on next page]
    1930 US Census: St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
    1930 US Census: St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York
    Living on Krings Bush Road...

    Continuation of Peter and Jospehine Yestremski family...

    daughter, Mary, 11
    daughter, Veronica, 10
    daughter, Gertrude, 7
    daughter, Katherine, 5
    daughter, Blance, 2

    Living on Crum Creek Road...
    Henry Shuster, 42, married at 28 yrs old, born in NY, mother and father born in NY
    wife, Helen (nee Close), 37, 23 at first marriage, born in NY, father born in Penn, mother born in England
    daughter (error should be son), Francis, 11
    son, Robert, 10
    daughter, Mildred, 8
    son, Donalad, 5
    son, Stanely, 10 months
    mother in law, Alice Close, 72, widow, born in England, mother and father both born in England
    Family ID F122  Group Sheet

    Family Mildred Loucks,   b. 18 Mar 1915, according to Social Security Death Record Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1992  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Thomas R. Yestremski, Jr.
    Family ID F123  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    World War II enlistment papers for Thomas Yestremski
    World War II enlistment papers for Thomas Yestremski

    Headstones
    Tony Yestremski and Mildred Loucks Yestremski
    Tony Yestremski and Mildred Loucks Yestremski
    Tony Yestremski
    Tony Yestremski
    Tony Yestremski
    Tony Yestremski

  • Notes 
    • Thomas "Tony" Yestremski, 94, a long time St. Johnsville, New York resident passed away on Saturday March 3, 2007 at the St. Johnsville Nursing Home.

      He was born March 9, 1912 in Little Falls, the son of the late Peter and Josephine (Piniaha) Yestremski, and attended St. Johnsville schools.
      His marriage to Mildred C. Loucks took place on October 17, 1937 at St. Patrick's Church in St. Johnsville. The couple shared a blessed union of 54 years until the passing of Mrs. Yestremski on November 12, 1992.

      Mr. Yestremski was a World War II Army veteran, enlisting on April 6, 1943 and was honorably discharged on December 10, 1945 with the rank of Corporal.

      For 39 years, Tony worked for the former Lenz Hardware in St. Johnsville.

      He was a member of St. Patrick's Church in St. Johnsville and the St. Johnsville American Legion.

      Survivors include his son, Thomas R. Yestremski and wife Marlene of Gloversville; three sisters, Caroline Edwards of Herkimer, Mary Gartner of Little Falls, and Katherine Roginski of Mohawk, NY; a grandson, Gregory Yestremski and wife Jennifer; a great granddaughter, Katelyn Marie Yestremski; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

      He was predeceased by four sisters, Estella Matis, Gertrude Nellis, Veronica Ostasz and Blanche Hajczewski.

      Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. from the Enea Funeral Home, 9 Center Street, St. Johnsville.
      Spring burial will be in West St. Johnsville Cemetery.

      Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 7, 2007 from 12:00 noon until the time of the services.

      All memorial contributions may be made to S.A.V.A.C. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

      To add to Tony's on-line memorial please go to www.eneafamilyfuneralhomes.com on the Internet.


  


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