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Josephine B. Yost

NEWARK: A graveside inurnment service for Josephine B. Yost, age 79, of Newark, will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 23, at Hanover Cemetery with Pastor Roger McElfresh. Mrs. Yost passed away on Monday, November 19, 2012 at her home.

Mrs. Yost was born December 12, 1932 in Brownsville, Ohio to the late Marion Wiseman and Carrie (Wells) Wiseman Feaster.

She is survived by her husband, Max A. Yost, Sr.; four daughters, Pegge White of Newark, Pamela (Robbie) Phipps of Chillicothe, Teresa (William) Lee of Newark and Tammy Greathouse (William Nemeth) of Cleveland; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; sisters, Louise Loper of Newark, Doris Simon of Toboso, Jean Winbigler of Newark and Irene (Denzel) Wetzel of Newark; a brother, Cloyd (Angie) Mohler of Newark; many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Max A. Yost, Jr., and by her foster parents, Ed and Ruth Meiers.

There will be no calling hours observed.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, c/o Licking County Aging Program, 745 East Main Street, Newark, OH 43055 or to Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205 or Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229.

The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Published in the Advocate on Nov. 21, 2012
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