Ellen Anna Yost

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Ellen Anna Yost, 93, departed this life on March 13, 2016. She was born in State College, PA on February 17, 1923, and was the daughter of Samuel S. and Florence M. Byers. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law David and Susan Yost, Jonathan and Linda Yost, and Roger and Penny Yost, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Rev. Lloyd Henry Yost, of Johnsonburg PA, to whom she was married for 67 years. Ellen attended Penn State from 1941 to 1944, as a pre-med/chemistry major and graduated with a B.S. from the University of Rochester in 1971. She worked for Social Services in Monroe County, NY. From 1979-1985 she was a teacher and later a director of the pre-school for Stratford Baptist Church in Stratford, CT. Starting in 1987, she was a volunteer tax counselor for the elderly. From 1994 to 2009, Ellen lived in Shrewsbury, PA where she continued as a volunteer tax preparer at the Senior Center and was an active member of Grace United Methodist Church. She was a member of the DAR. She and Lloyd came to live with their son, Jonathan, and daughter-in-law, Linda, when declining health prevented them from continuing to live on their own. Her life will be celebrated in a memorial service on March 26, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3239 Carrollton Road, Hampstead, MD 21074. Memorial contributions may be made to: Wesley UMC Memorial Fund.



Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 22, 2016
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