Medora E. Yonker, 95, of Bradford, formerly of Wilcox, passed away on Tuesday (Sept. 22, 2015) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
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She was born on March 19, 1920, in Wilcox, a daughter of the late George and Mary Harvey Lehman Jr.
On Feb. 3, 1945, in Kane, she married Jack H. Yonker who preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Nazareth Lutheran Church, Wilcox. She enjoyed playing cards with her family after Sunday dinner and going for Sunday drives with her husband.
She was the owner of the former Yonker's Beauty Shop, Wilcox, for 39 years until her retirement in 1998.
She is survived by one son, James (Kay) Yonker of Columbia, S.C.; his children, Melissa, Fred and Tiffany; one daughter, Arlene (Richard) Klinczar of Bradford; her children, Kelli Collin of Pittsburgh, Kerri (Frank) Spangler of Kane and Amy (Alan) Dexter of Bradford; seven great-grandchildren, Brandon (Ramona) Nelson, Tyler Nelson, Brittany Collin, Tomi Dolan, Brady Dolan, Regan Dolan and Andrew Dexter; four great-great-grandchildren, Gavin Nelson, Carter Nelson, Keigan Smith and Swayze Collin; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one son, Jack Yonker Jr.; five brothers, George, Kenneth, Daniel, Earl and Raymond; three sisters, Ruth Salerno, Lois Eliason and Mildred Johnson; and one great-granddaughter, Alyssa Nelson.
At the family's request there will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Bridgeview Cemetery, Mount Jewett.
Memorial contributions in her memory can be made to a
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home Inc.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.maschofuneral.com.
Mascho Funeral Home Inc.
75 Kennedy Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Sept. 23 to Sept. 30, 2015