HANOVER JoAnn L. Yost, 78, entered into God's eternal care, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Homewood at Plum Creek Retirement Center, Hanover. Born November 27, 1935, in Hanover, she was the daughter of the late Albert A. Pottorff and Helen (Feeser) Bealing. JoAnn was the loving wife of the late Harold E. Yost, who died May 10, 2008. JoAnn was a member of the former Lohr's Memorial United Methodist Church, and presently was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Hanover. JoAnn was a 1953 graduate of Eichelberger High School, Hanover. JoAnn retired from the Hanover Shoe Distribution Center and worked for many years at the Penn Township Tax Office. She also volunteered for many years as a Grey Lady at Hanover Hospital. JoAnn is survived by her children, Bruce A. Yost and spouse Babs of Landenberg, Lynne E. Grinsell and spouse David of West Hartford, Conn., Brad M. Yost and spouse Jim Brown of Springfield, Va.; three grandchildren, Meghan Yost, Antoinette Yost and Carrie Fritter; a brother, Ronald E. Pottorff of Englewood, Fla.; and adored nieces and nephews. We all will miss her. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Grace United Church of Christ, 100 Fourth St., Hanover, with her pastor, the Rev. Dr. Bruce P. Bouchard officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at a luncheon in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of JoAnn may be made to Grace United Church Of Christ, 100 Fourth St., Hanover, PA 17331. The Kenworthy Funeral Home, Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, has been entrusted by the family with the funeral arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Apr. 27, 2014