Anusha C. Yagey

Funeral Information

Home: Rome, NY
Date of Death: February 12, 2013
Place of Birth: Thailand
Birthdate: January 20, 1997
Age: 16
Mass: Monday, February 18, 2013 11:00 AM St. Leo's Church, Holland Patent, NY
Visitation: Sunday, February 17, 2013 2-7pm at Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home Inc., Rome, NY Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home Inc. 218 W. Court St. Rome NY
Interment: Burial will be private


                Anusha C. Yagey

     Anusha C. Yagey, 16, of Floyd, went on to relive Tuesday February 12, 2013, at University Hospital, Syracuse. He was born in Thailand on January 20, 1997. Anusha (meaning little brother in Thai) was adopted at age 7 from Thailand in 2004. He adopted Michael, Sharon and Joey as his family. Anusha was a ninth grade student at Holland Patent High School, where he was a high honor roll student and his favorite subject was laughing. He loved sports and excelled in lacrosse and soccer. Anusha was a natural athlete. He was a member of the Gentleman's Club.

     He left in this world his parents, Sharon and Michael Yagey; his loving brother, Joey Yagey, all of Rome; maternal nana and poppi, Jackie and Joe Roback, Rome; paternal grandparents, "Sitto" and "Giddo", Nick and Donna Yagey, Whitesboro. Also surviving are aunts, uncles and cousins, Debbie and George Chandler, Floyd, and their children Aubree, Aryell and Arianna; Susan Roback and Charlie Jones; Joe and Ron Pal and their children Rhonee Shea and Chaye; Stephen and Rhonda Yagey and their children Scott and Mathew; David and Mary Yagey and their children Justin and Elizabeth. He called his aunts "Cioci" (Chochee meaning aunt in Polish). He also leaves behind their beloved dog Emma, and many friends especially Louie, Jondre, and Chris, along with too many others to name.

     A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Feb. 18,
2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Leo's Church, Holland Patent, where friends are invited to attend. Burial will be private. Friends may call at the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc, 218 W. Court St., Rome, on Sunday from 2-7 p.m.

     Memorial contributions may be made to Holland Patent Youth Lacrosse Association (HPYLA), care of Sharon and Mike Yagey, 7523 Lambert Road, Rome, NY 13440.

     The family respectfully wishes for those attending services to wear bright colors (red and orange were his favorite) instead of black.
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Colleen Mulligan 2013-02-14 21:46:04
Though I did not know you personally, I knew of you through Tom and I watched you play Lacross . You were amazing. I have a friend Mike Warwick who was the best Lacross coach and I am sure he will be greeting you with extended arms. Rest in Peace!
Paula Dhayer 2013-02-14 22:10:26
Anusha- May God welcome you with open arms. You are now an angel to so many.
Mrs. Anne Farley 2013-02-14 22:16:02
You were a quick learner of the letters and sounds. Even more impressive was your patience and politeness for others that didn't not catch on as easily. I thank you for giving me a picture of the snow heart you made during your 1st winter. It is and will remain in my good memory box.
michael yagey 2013-02-15 00:29:50
the first day i met him in thailand after 10 he called me pa i was in love right from the moment we saw him he really adopted us please honey dont be afraid you are never alone
Kirstie Hartle 2013-02-15 16:06:03
Anusha, My DATA, ill never forget that amazing smile and your ability to make everything funny. You quickly became a part of our family and you always will be part of our family. We now live for you and remember every moment we ever shared. We love you so much and we will celebrate your life everyday and we feel blessed to have you as our guardian ANGEL!!
MARY ELLEN GAHAN 2013-02-15 16:07:31
Coach Temple 2013-02-15 16:12:13
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Whitesboro Lacrosse Program
Diane Butler 2013-02-15 16:57:03
I am so sorry for your loss, as the mother of three boys, my heart aches for you. I am so glad that you are celebrating everything that Anusha has brought to your life. He truly was a gift from God. He was blessed to find you as his forever family. Although the time you had with him was short, you have so many memories that you will cherish. You have a beautiful guardian angel watching over you and I know you will feel his presence each and every day. God Bless Anusha, Mom, Dad and Joey!!
Melissa Burns 2013-02-15 18:18:17
Mike, Sharon and Joey, So sorry to hear of this loss. It seems like yesterday that I had Joey in daycare at Juior Junction. I am keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.
anne marie 2013-02-15 20:20:33
I'm so sorry for your painful loss.
Carl Lawendowski 2013-02-15 21:26:27
I only met Anusha once, but it was enough for me to realize that this world has lost a person of great character and talent.May God and His angels welcome him warmly with open arms to everlasting life.
Anthony, Selma Fumarola and Family 2013-02-16 00:25:13
We are so deeply sorry for your great loss. Our hearts and Prayers go out to you and your family. We had the pleasure of hearing so many great things about your son Anusha. May God Bless your family, Anthony, Selma, Mary, Anthony and Alexandria Fumarola.
Roseanne Duke 2013-02-16 17:06:35
I never met Anusha but I want to express my sympathies to his family. I went to school with his mother Sharon. I am so sorry for your loss. I have two sons as well, also a son named Joey who is 18. Anusha is in the hands of God and I am sure he is not afraid. God Bless your family.
Jeanette DePiazza McCafferty 2013-02-16 17:58:12
My prayers are for Anusha and his family.
Linda and Joseph Andrewski 2013-02-16 19:04:41
Sharon, Mike, and Joey we are so very sorry for your loss. Anusha was a bright star.Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Ann Dobbins 2013-02-16 22:14:38
Thinking of you and your family at this very difficult time.
Maureen Dourney 2013-02-17 02:34:03
To the family of Anusha, May you find comfort in knowing how very much you enriched his life as well as he did yours. I cannot imagine your heartache, but I find comfort in the fact he had some wonderful experiences, unconditional love, support, and a family life that enabled him to succeed. May these memories give you strength and help you heal. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Hilary,Derrick, Devon, Gabrielle 2013-02-17 13:06:31
Mike, Sharon, Joey and your family, Our prayers are with you all. Although his time was brief, what a wonderful way to honor him by celebrating his life. May time and the memories ease your pain. Williamson-Gibbons Family
Mrs. A. Alcaraz 2013-02-18 00:21:27
Anusha's smile lightens up a room; just the day before his passing he was at my classroom door laughing. I cherish the memory, as do all who knew Anusha. With sympathy.
John and Jane Reilley 2013-02-18 16:36:39
Joe and family, Just a short note to let you know our thoughts and prayers are with you all! You're a great loving family and will make it through these difficult times together with the support of a tremendous number of friends and family. Take care!
dawn shanley 2013-02-18 23:23:23
So so sorry!!!! Sharon and family! God bless you all! Just put it all together!!! Sharon and I go way back :-) sorry I never met him personally but knowing his mom I know in my heart he was a great kid!!! Love ya sharon and miss the old times!!! You are in my thoughts and prayers always!!!! Dawn (shank)