Days of Our Lives Alum Merritt Yohnka Passed Away! Learn more here--->>
Days of Our Lives alum, Merritt Yohnka has passed away.
Yohnka played the recurring role of Joey from 1984 - 1991. Joey was the friendly Shenanigans waiter. He passed away at the age of 62 on September 16. Yohnka's last appearance on "Days" in 1991 was with Frances Reid (Alice) who purchased Shenanigans and re-named it Alice's Restaurant. He is also an Emmy-winning stunt coordinator. Yohnka had long been fighting two forms of Cancer at his time of death in California.
Surviving are his wife, Cindy, and children Emily, Steven, and Garrett. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Trevor Habberstad Foundation. The foundation had helped Merritt in the daunting fight against cancer. (Obituary via https://www.countryherald.com/.../emmy-winning-hollywood.../)