John Michael Yelovich (Mike), 78, of Pinehurst passed on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Quail Haven Healthcare in Pinehurst.   

A celebration of life will be held April 4th, 3 to 6 PM at the Pinehurst Members Club, at the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club.

Mike was born March 15, 1939 in Monroe, Louisiana to the late John Yelovich and Helen Boswell Yelovich. He was a Longshoreman at the Los Angeles Harbor, CA before retiring to the Pinehurst area in 2003.  He enjoyed skiing and working at Mammoth Mountain, CA,  golf, bowling and was passionate about baseball and football.  

Mike is survived by his wife of 30 years, Dianne K. Yelovich. A brother, Patrick Yelovich of San Pedro, CA; and a nephew, Matthew Yelovich of San Pedro, CA.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in memory of John Michael Yelovich  to The 1st Tee of the Sandhills at 15 Dawn Rd #1 Pinehurst, NC 28374

Online condolences can be made to

Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst is serving the family.

Mr. Yelovich’s family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers at Sandhills Sentinel.

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