Jack Yannuzzi

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Jack Oliver Yannuzzi, 91, of Murrells Inlet passed away late Wednesday February 15, 2017 at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. He was born in Union City, New Jersey on October 5, 1925 to the late Julius and Hazel (Root) Yannuzzi.

Along with his parents, Jack is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Shirley; his brother William and his sister Elizabeth.

Left to cherish Jack's memory are his loving children, Julie DeBalfo and her husband Dennis of Murrells Inlet, SC and Thomas Yannuzzi and his wife Melanie of Myrtle Beach, SC; his grandchildren, Anthony, Michael and Jaclyn DeBalfo; his great-grandchildren, Kaylie and Alexa DeBalfo; a sister, Laura Aberlie of Scranton, PA; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Jack proudly served his country with the United States Merchant Marines. While enlisted he supplied materials, towing, salvaging and general assistance to those in need. Following Jack's retirement from the military, he went on to do various jobs. He married his sweetheart in 1948 and started his family. In his free time, Jack enjoyed reading, puzzle books and socializing with his close group of friends. A humble man by nature, his family will remember his smile that could light up a room.

Services for Jack will be private and at the convenience of the family.

The family has requested any memorial contributions in Jack's name be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105; www.stjude.org


Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family during this difficult time.

To view these details and for online condolences, kindly visit, www.burroughsfh.com