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Donna M. Yeingst
Donna M. Yeingst, 86, of Gardners, PA, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2022, at her residence. She was born July 26, 1935, in Mt. Holly Springs, PA to the late Clinton Matthews and Anna (Horner) Lehman (Orrie) and was the widow of Richard E. Yeingst, who passed away December 12, 2021.
Donna was a Boiling Springs High School graduate and attended Carlisle Hospital LPN School. She then worked for Carlisle Hospital as an LPN for 32 years. Donna was a member of the Uriah United Methodist Church, where she was very involved, helping establish and run the day care center and making Easter eggs for the church fund raiser. She loved going to the beach, fishing and was dedicated to her family.
Surviving are her loving children, Carla Ingram (Randy) of Dillsburg, Alan Yeingst (Kathie) of Gardners, and Beth Smith (Ed) of Carlisle; five grandchildren, Jeremy and Joshua Ingram, Alisha Milore, Kandie and Harris Glenn; 5 great-grandchildren, Greysen, Holden, Nolan, McKena and Cole; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Donna was preceded in death by her siblings, William “Bill” Matthews, Ronald Matthews, and Carol Newcomer and stepfather, Orrie Lehman.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 19, 2022, at 11:00 AM in the Uriah United Methodist Church, 925 Goodyear Road, Gardners, PA 17324 with Rev. Paul Thompson and Rev. Trish Guise officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service and burial will be held in the Uriah Church Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Residential Hospice Foundation, 5440 Corporation Drive, Suite 400, Troy, MI 48098. Arrangements are being handled by the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065.
We are so sorry for your loss. We could not attend the services because of the weather, but please know you have our sincere condolences.
Dean and Marty Otto Mar 12 2022 9:24 AM
I remember Donna from the Carlisle Hospital. She was a very kind and loving lady. Wonderful with patients.
Laurel Lautsbaugh Mar 9 2022 3:15 PM
Loved momma like my own. I will truly miss her sweet spirit and the way she welcomed me into the family. I am blessed that she raised such a wonderful son. Alan is a good man because he had such wonderful parents and family.
Kathie Etnoyer ( Alan's Fiancé ) Mar 7 2022 2:56 PM