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Monday February 18th, 2019
2:00pm - 7:00pm

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Tuesday February 19th, 2019
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Reginald J. Yeager

Yeager, Reginald J., “Sparky”, 82, of Geistown Borough. Died peacefully on Feb 14, 2019, at Arbutus Park Manor. Son of the late John B. and Helen (Malia) Yeager. Also preceded in death by daughter Sharon Yeager Lohr. Survived by wife of 62 years, Joan M. (Sedlock) Yeager: Sons Michael P. (Dawn), and Edward J. (Zina) Yeager. Grandchildren: Jacqueline (John) Holbay, Ashley (Mike) Becker, Adam (Haley) Natta, Julie (Jot) Shoemaker, Alexandra Yeager, Spencer Talbott. Great Grandchildren: Lydia, Kora, Joseph, Illyana, Gabriella, Abraham, Thomas Holbay, Ian, Emily Shoemaker, Haley, Kelsey, Owen Becker, Charlotte Natta. Brother of Donald F. (Leanna) Yeager. Retired crane operator from steel making dept of Bethlehem Steel Corp. Member of St. John Gualbert Cathedral; Life member with 38 years’ service to the Geistown- Richland Lions Club where he served as Past District Governor; Past President and Secretary. Sparky received the Melvin Jones Fellow, PA Lions Foundation Award, and the Joseph L. Wroblewski Award. He also served on the State and District 14-J Committees. Sparky spent his life volunteering his time and talents to family and community. Also, past volunteer fireman. Many will remember him delivering fish dinners for the Geistown Volunteer Fire Dept.  He also loved good food, fishing, hiking with Ed and his love of Lionel Trains. Friends received 2-7 pm Monday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland where Vigil service will be held and Lions Memorial Service will be held at 6:45 pm Monday.  Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am Tuesday at St. John Gualbert Cathedral. V. Rev. James Crookston. Pastor. Committal at Grandview Cemetery. The family would like to extend their gratitude for the wonderful care Sparky received by the staff of Arbutus West Wing, especially Natalie; and Elaine from Windber Hospice. Family suggests donations to Proclaim C/O P.O. Box 807, Johnstown, PA 15907 or Arbutus Park Manor, 207 Ottawa St. Johnstown, PA 15904 in memory of Reginald J. Yeager.


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Guestbook

Joan ..so sorry for your loss..i met you and reggie thru my aunt nellie and uncle bill...i always thought you were related to nellie...you guys were always good to everyone ..God bless you both..Mom just thought the world of you both..sincere sympathy from our family to yours Julie & Tim and Faye Palinkas

Julie Palinkas Yuschick Feb 17 2019 12:00 AM

Joan
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Sparky will be greatly missed especially that caring smile of his and the love he had for you and the Lions.
He is with the lord know and his smile is shiny down on everyone as they know have a new guardian angel to watch over you all.

Tracey and Dave Amacher Feb 17 2019 12:00 AM

HARRY AND KATHY
WE WILL MISS OUR DEAR FRIEND NOT KNOWING HOW TO GET THRU
EACH DAY NOT SEEING OR TALKING TO YOU 40 YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP
WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN OUR LOVE AND PRAYERS GO WITH YOU

HARRY AND KATHY Feb 17 2019 12:00 AM

Rest well, Mr Yeager! You were so very kind to me. Welcoming me into the family so graciously and visiting me at the hospital.

Barbara Shoop Feb 16 2019 12:00 AM

Ed and Zzzzzzinaaaa,
Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Bill Shari Samantha Mallory

Bill Shari Samantha Mallory Feb 16 2019 12:00 AM

We will miss him Ed, and think of Sparky when you are with us.

Barb and Mark Henicle Feb 16 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Reginald Yeager

lisa holbay Feb 15 2019 12:00 AM