James A. Yencik,74, of Warren, PA., died Friday morning, March 27, 2020 at the Rouse Home, Youngsville, PA. James was born October 16, 1945 in Pittsburgh, PA. He was the son of John A. and Frances Arch Yencik. John was a former resident of Tidioute, PA. and a resident of Warren, PA. for the past 45 years. He was employed with the former National Forge Company as a machinist for 33 ½ years, then went to work as a dealer with the Salamanca Casino, retiring from there after 8 years employment.
He was a member of SNPJ Lodge 106 of Imperial, PA. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and motorcyclist. He enjoyed traveling.
James had served with the US Army during the Vietnam War as a rifle sharpshooter and earned a National Defense Service Medal.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine Meier Jones Yencik whom he married June 24, 2017 in Cherry Grove, PA, 2 Stepsons – Shawn Patrick Jones of Warren, PA., Tina Marie Terry of Chicago, IL.,
3 Step Grandchildren – Charles Jones, Shania Terry and Ella Terry, 3 Nieces and 1 Nephew.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Melissa Lynn Jones, brother, John F. Yencik, Sr., sister, Mary Turner.
A private funeral service will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365 or the local DAV, %Edward Burris, Administrator at Warren County Veterans Affairs, Warren County Courthouse, Warren, PA. 16365. Those wishing to place e-mail condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com <www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com/> The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.