Lawrence (Larry) M. Yahr

Lawrence (Larry) M. Yahr


YAHR: Lawrence (Larry) M. Yahr, age 91, passed away peacefully in his room at Weinberg Village on December 25, 2017. Served honorably in World War II as part of the occupation forces in Japan. Owned and operated Crown Rest Bedding Company making quality mattresses for many years. Husband of the late Wilma (nee Arnowitz), Larry is survived by their children, Charles Yahr (Jane), David Yahr (Karen), Harold Yahr (Adrienne), Susan Soltis (Joseph) and the late Heidi Yahr Sultanov; grandchildren include Joshua, Benjamin and Jordana Yahr, Emily and Molly Yahr, Daniel and Jordan Yahr, Thomas and Andrew Soltis, and Adam Sultanov. Great-grandchildren include Caleb Soltis. He was a brother to the late William Yahr. Also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 11:00am. Visitation one hour prior to services (10 – 11 am). Interment West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation. Larry was a passionate and devoted handball player. Donations may be made to: Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Attn: Squirrel Hill Health Center, 5738 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

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