August 17, 2012
Dawna Yeager Estock, 48, of Larksville, passed away after a lengthy and courageous battle with breast cancer on Friday, August 17, 2012, at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Philadelphia.
Born on April 16, 1964, and raised in Larksville, she was a daughter of Philip and Sandra Daley Yeager.
She was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School, class of 1982. She was employed by CVS Caremark, Hanover Township and by Dr. Joseph Moran, Chiropractic Office, Plymouth. Dawna was an avid bowler. She and her husband, Dave, organized and ran the Chiazza Mixed Bowling League. She greatly enjoyed camping, walking and gardening her flowers. Over the years, she and her husband were very active with various clubs and activities throughout the area. She loved spending time with her family, especially her son, William. She was an avid animal lover and adored her pet cats. Dawna will forever be remembered as a soft-hearted, kind and loving person. In 2011, Dawna walked and finished the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, 60 Mile, Walk for the Cure, in Philadelphia.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Philip Yeager and maternal grandmother, Freida Daley Pisano.
Dawna is survived, in addition to her parents, Philip and Sandra, by her loving husband of 16 years, David M. Estock; son, William A. Murray V, Larksville; stepchildren, David M. Estock Jr. and his wife, Lauren, Nanticoke; Caitlin M. Estock, Wilkes-Barre; Christopher R. Estock, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Pippa and Fox Estock; paternal grandmother, Anne Alexander Yeager; brother, Philip Raymond Yeager and his wife, Crystal, Center Moreland; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the S. J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth, with Reverend James Sincavage, officiating. Family and friends may call Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Contributions may be made in Dawna's name to an animal shelter of the donor's choice. Please visit www.sjgrontkowskifuneralhome.com for directions or to submit online condolences to Dawna's family.