Beth E. Yanocha

Beth E. Yanocha, 67, Douglassville


Beth E. Yanocha, 67, widow of Edward Yanocha, died Thursday, January 4, in Pottstown Hospital – Tower Health due to complications from a stroke.


She was born in Phoenixville to the late Eugene and the late Caroline (Lee) Halteman, and lived most of her life in Spring City.   A graduate of Spring Ford High School, she was a member of The Spring City United Methodist Church, and later attended The Trinity Lighthouse Church.


Beth worked as a Special Education Paraprofessional at Perkiomen Valley High School for 33 years and recently retired this past June.  She enjoyed spending time with her sisters and friends, watching the Philadelphia Eagles, attending PV sporting events and reading.  Her love of animals led her to feeding the deer in her back yard, but her favorite animal was her cat, Lucky.


She is survived by her son, Matt Yanocha, husband of Angie of Eagleville, her sisters, Sandra Boettger, widow of the late Jon Boettger, Janet  Kandler,  wife of Ted Kandler and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her sister, Carol Vining, wife of Barry Vining.


Friends and family are invited to attend her funeral service on Wednesday, January 10, at 11:00 AM at The Trinity Lighthouse Church 66 S. Limerick Road, Royersford, PA, with the Rev. Wayne Houck officiating.  A visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.  Burial will be held privately.


Online tributes can be made in her honor at


In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made  to Gift of Life, 401 North Third St., Philadelpha, PA  19123


Shalkop Grace & Strunk Funeral Home, Spring City, is in charge of arrangements.