LaVerne M. Yackel, 73, of Pottsville, passed away on Saturday, June 19th at home surrounded by her family.
Born in Shenandoah on March 18th, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Dorothy Lawson.
She leaves behind her husband of 21 years, Walter Paul Yackel, 1 son, Paul Kanigoski with his wife Denise – Lake Wynonah, 1 daughter, Leah Donovan with her husband Jim – Pottsville, 1 step son, Sean Yackel with his wife Patrice – Maple Shade, NJ, 2 step daughters, Jennifer Boody with her husband Dan – Mt. Laurel, NJ, and Heather Davis with her husband Tim – Mt. Laurel, NJ. 1 sister, Bernadette Kalinkowski – Pottsville, 1 granddaughter, Elizabeth Donovan, and 8 step grandchildren, Corey, Jordann, Ciera, Addison, Kayson, Mackenzie, Griffin, and Tyler. Nieces and nephews also survive.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 25th at 10am in St. John the Baptist Church, 913 Mahantongo St, Pottsville, Pa, and will be celebrated by Fr. Kevin Bobbin. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9am until time of services at the church. Interment will be held at a later date.
Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, Shenandoah are entrusted with the arrangements.
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