The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

December 23, 2013

Glenn A. Yeager

Carpenter, Army vet played with family band


- — Glenn A. Yeager of Pine Township passed away at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at his residence, following an extended illness. He was 78.

Glenn was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Shinnston, W.Va., to Glenn Arthur and Edna Winkler Yeager.

Glenn served in the U.S. Army and was a member of American Legion Post 220, Grove City.

On June 11, 1953, he married Joan Elizabeth Metzler, who passed away on Feb. 9, 2007.

He retired in 1997 as a carpenter with Union Local 268.

Glenn was a Protestant.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, yard work and music. During his younger years he played many instruments and was active in a family band. He loved storytelling.

Glenn is survived by: six children, including two daughters, Karen L. Vallely-Boyce and husband Michael R. Sr. and Amy B. Shaw and husband William E., all Grove City; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Janice Watson, Sharon; and Carol Lipinski, Girard, Ohio; and a brother, Roger Yeager and his wife Marianne, Sharon.

Besides his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Dolores Jean and Joanne Yeager; and five brothers, Daniel, Gary, Robert, Timothy and Pete Yeager.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.


Glenn, 78, Pine Township.

Calling hours: 10:30 a.m. to time of service Thursday (12-26-13) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 306 Bessemer Ave. Grove City.

Service: Funeral at noon Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Ed Dixon, pastor of Grove City Alliance Church, officiating.

Burial: Prairie Cemetery, Harrisville.