Dennis Wayne Yamrose
December 26, 1938 – June 13, 2018
Dennis Wayne Yamrose passed peacefully after a long, hard fought battle with cancer on June 13, 2018 at his new home in Dunnellon, FL with Dennis, Kim and MaKenzi Yamrose at his side. Dennis was born in Johnstown, PA on the 26th of December 1938 to the late John and Elizabeth (Galayda) Yamrose. He had one sister, Joanne (Yamrose) Murin who passed years earlier. His brother-in-law and dedicated life-long friend, Albert Murin still resides in the home in Johnstown; where Dennis grew up. His loving wife, Rosalie passed two and half years earlier in Fishersville, VA. Dennis graduated from Franklin High School in June 1956 and enlisted in the United States Navy on the 19th of June immediately after graduation. He served honorably for three years and five months with two years, 4 months and 16 days served overseas. Dennis was highly recommended for re-enlistment; however he chose to pursue a career in business. He built the Dominion Equipment Sales Company, a restaurant design and equipment supply company from the ground up and served the Augusta County, VA community for over thirty years. Dennis was an avid outdoor sportsman who enjoyed hunting and fly-fishing. He was a life time member of Trout Unlimited and spent many hours with the local Trout Unlimited in Waynesboro, VA to preserve local cold water fisheries. He was a man who could solve any problem and fix anything that was broken. Left to cherish his memory is his sons, Dennis and daughter-in-law, Kim Yamrose, Douglas Yamrose, Mike Hearn; daughter, Vicki (Lovegrove) Rose, eleven grandchildren and thirteen great- grandchildren;brother-in-law, Albert. Dennis will be missed especially by us and his dear friends and customers, Dushan, Butch, Terry, Pat, Tony, Thomas, Nunzio and Ciro. The family would like to extend a very special thanks to the services and care provided by Augusta Hospice of the Shenandoah. You were instrumental in helping our Dad through his last days by giving him life with love and dignity—thank you! We would also like to thank St. John, The Evangelistic Catholic Church of Waynesboro, VA for your prayers and kindness these past years. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20 2018 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes. Presentation of military honors will follow the visitation at 7:00 p.m. A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. at St. John The Evangelistic Catholic Church on Thursday, June 21, 2018 with Rev. Miguel Melendez officiating. Donations to the Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah, Augusta Health Foundation, P.O. Box 100, Fishersville, VA 22939, are preferred in lieu of flowers or gifts to the family. Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com.
Left to cherish his memory is his sons, Dennis and daughter-in-law, Kim Yamrose, Douglas Yamrose, Mike Hearn; daughter, Vicki (Lovegrove) Rose, eleven grandchildren and thirteen great- grandchildren;brother-in-law, Albert. Dennis will be missed especially by us and his dear friends and customers, Dushan, Butch, Terry, Pat, Tony, Thomas, Nunzio and Ciro.
In addition to his parents,John and Elizabeth (Galayda) Yamrose, he was preceded in death by one sister, Joanne (Yamrose) Murin and his loving wife, Rosalie Yamrose.
- Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah, Augusta Health Foundation, P.O. Box 100, Fishersville, VA 22939
- Visitation Wednesday, June 20, 2018
- Memorial Service Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Kim Cash Fretwell
July 2, 2018
Mike, Vickie and family,
My love and prayers to you all. Growing up with Denny and Rosie being best friends with my parents, Beulah and Sherman Cash, seemed we were always together. I have so many happy memories of Denny and his fun sense of humor. My your hearts find peace.
All my love,
Kim Cash Fretwell and family
June 20, 2018
My condolences to your family in this time of loss. I am afraid that I just learned of his passing and regret that I could not pay my respect, in person.
My name is Brian Craig and I hunted and fished with Denny, on many occasions. I first met Denny at Frank McCutchan's, in Rockbridge County, probably in the mid 90's. I was an invited guest of Jamie Curry with whom I attended high school. Jamie and I spent many wonderful days on Jump Mountain hunting with Denny and enjoying many great stories being told at lunch time or the end of the day. Jamie and I spent numerous nights out at the camp he had in Millboro with Denny, and fished many miles of streams and rivers together.
He was always a pleasure to spend time with and was a fabulous story teller. He was also a great host and always enjoyed feeding a small crowd. During the last several hunting seasons, it was not uncommon to get back to the camper and find Denny, smiling from ear to ear, with a great, hot cooked meal ready to eat. Denny being "in camp," whether as a hunter or just a welcome friend, always made time there more enjoyable.
I will miss seeing him and his great big smile.