C. Robert Yarnell, 72, of Ashland, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020 at his home.
Born in Shenandoah, May 22, 1947 the son of the late Robert S. and Elsie A. (Whitner) Yarnell.
He was a graduate of Williamson Trade School in Media, PA in 1968 and Penn State in 1972.
He retired from the PA Dept of Corrections as a food service manager. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.
He is survived by his wife Rita (Reichwein) Yarnell. Two sons and a daughter: Raymond Joseph and his fiance’ Miriam Shankweiler , Macungie, PA; Rita Claire Yarnell, Hegins,PA; and Robert husband of Erica Yarnell, New Jersey. Four grandchildren: Jordan and Jacquelyn Motuk; Derek and Randy Yarnell. Four sisters and one brother: Jane and her husband Charles Reaman, Tamaqua; Ron and his wife Linda Yarnell, Ringtown; Jean and her husband Larry Wolfgang, Gordon; Judy Soule, Frederick, MD; Joyce Yarnell and spouse Ellen Berman, Harrington, DE. Nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 12:00 Noon from St. Charles Borromeo, Ashlan,. Rev. Brian Miller officiating.
Interment in Kimmels Cemetery, Barry Township. Visitation from 10;30 AM to 11:45 Amin St. Charles Borromeo Church, Ashland. Memorial Contributions can be made to St. Charles Borromeo Church, 1117 Walnut St., Ashland,PA 17921.
Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. Charles Heizenroth III, Supervisor.