John D. Yoho, 86

John D. Yoho, 86, of Ellwood Rd. (Wayne Twp.) died on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at his residence following a brief illness.

Born January 12, 1929 in New Castle, he was the son of the late John E. and Irene Houk Yoho. He was married for 65 years to Norma Weingartner Yoho who survives.

John retired from Jewel Tea Company where he was a truck driver. He was an active member of the Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church having served as an Elder, former Deacon, and he also served on the Cemetery Board. He was a member of the F&AM Lodge # 599 and was a Veteran of the US Army serving from 1946-1949. John had many hobbies, including making stained glass, golfing, and buying and renovating wheel horses tractors.

In addition to his wife, Norma, survivors include two daughters, Sharon Frickanish and Patti Bintrim, both of Wayne Twp.; son, John (Colleen) Yoho of Portersville ;four sisters, Jean Spears of New Castle, LeAnn Roth of Alabama, Sally Swaney of Tennessee, Susan Colella of Michigan; brother, Ray Yoho of Wayne Twp.; five grandchildren, Jennifer (James) Dymond, Kiley (Josh) Cauvel, Ryan (Allison) Frickanish, Justin Bintrim, Ashley (Griffith) Tran; and nine great grandchildren, Alexa, Maria, Sofia, Taylor, Ben, Gracie, Juliet, Piper, and Maile.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Neil Yoho.

Friends will be received on Wednesday October 7 at the Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church from 10:00 am until the time of the funeral service at noon.

Interment will follow in the Slippery Rock Church Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Slippery Rock Presbyterian Memorial Fund or the Cemetery Fund.

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5 thoughts on “John D. Yoho, 86

  1. Sharon

    I am sorry to hear of the death of your father. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  2. Dear Yoho Family,
    During this time of grief know that others are thinking of you. Sharon and Patti, I have happy memories of you and I hope that your happy memories of your Father will help you at this time. Whatever brings you peace at this time is what I hope you all will do. I’m remembering you in my meditations.
    Barbara Klingensmith Nagel

  3. Norm and Family, sorry to hear about Uncle John, although we live so far away I thought of him often. He was a great man and will be missed. Butch

  4. Norma and Family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you!
    Rich and Danielle (Yoho) Jarvis

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