Barbara Ellen Yockey, 55, Homer City, passed away February 16, 2021 while at Beacon Ridge Nursing Home.
The daughter of William and Louella (Matchett) Lynch, she was born November 19, 1965 in Dubois, PA.
Barbara loved caring for her family and she especially loved visiting her grandsons. She enjoyed going camping and vacationing in warm places. Barbara will be missed by her family and beloved dog, Buzzie.
Surviving is her husband, Glenn Yockey of Homer City; children, Kenneth Hill and his wife, Jennifer of Hanover and Stephen Hill of Indiana; grandchildren, Bentley and Austin Hill, both of Hanover; siblings, William Lynch, Jr. and his wife, Debra of Cory, John Lynch and his wife, Donna of Commodore, Ann Rice and her husband, Dennis of Punxsutawney, Ray Lynch of Indiana, David Lynch and his wife, Mary of Indiana, and Nancy Smith and her husband, Rodney of Pidgeon Forge, TN; father and mother-in-law, Glenn H. and Joanne Yockey of Homer City; brother-in-law, Thomas Yockey, of NC; sister-in-law, Kelly Yockey of VA; close friends, Michelle Nicholas of WV and Kim Torzok of Homer City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Clarence W. and Anna Lynch and Byron and Marjorie Matchett; brother, Michael Lynch; sister-in-law, Jenny Lynch, and sister-in-law Barb Hoover Lynch.
Friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life service on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. A memorial service will immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel.
Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Beacon Ridge, AseraCare Hospice, UPMC Altoona and Hillman Cancer Center for the care and compassion during Barbara’s illness.
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