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Michael L. Yob, Sr.
May 15, 1943 ~ September 14, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Michael L. Yob, Sr., 80, of Wayne Township, passed away Thursday, September 14th, at home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Pottsville on May 15, 1943, he was a son of the late Louis F. & Elizabeth M. (Zemencik) Yob.
A devoted & loving husband, he was the widower of Nancy Lea (Rhine) Yob, who passed away October 23, 2019.
In addition to his parents, & wife, Mike is also preceded in death by his great-grandson, Kaden Krause, and brothers: Matthew Yob, & Edward Zemencik.
He was a 1962 graduate of Blue Mountain High School.
Mike had been employed by J.D. Eckman.
He was a devoted faithful member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven.
Mike was a life member of Summit Station Fire Company, and a life member Strausstown Rod & Gun. He also belongs to the Landingville Fire Company, & Friedensburg Game & Fish. He played in the Senior golf league at Hidden Valley Golf Course.
Mike enjoyed participating in his dart league, and especially enjoyed going to Hunting camp.
"Pappy Yob" was loved by all who knew him. He was always happy and smiling.
He is survived by two daughters: Michele Lea Yob, & Donna Lea Garland, wife of Dave, and a son,Michael L. Yob, Jr., companion of Yvonne, all of Schuylkill Haven,grandchildren: Christopher, & Nicholas Krause, Melissa Miller, Marcie, Joseph, & Kevin Shire, Elizabeth Reber, Rebecca Rowe, Saarah Schiavone, Michael III, Matthew, & Ryan Yob, & Samantha Thompson, and great-grandchildren: Matthew, Kole, Koen, Hunter, Colton, Carson, Calen, Easton, Elliot, Cooper, Jaxson, & Leland. He anticipated the arrival of two baby great-granddaughters. He is also survived by his step-mother-in-law, Bernice Rhine.
A viewing will be held Wednesday evening at Geschwindt Stabingas Ebling Funeral Home, Inc., Schuylkill Haven, from 5-7 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven, at 10:30 AM. A viewing will be held in the church's chapel from 9:15-10:15 AM.
Entombment will follow at St. Ambrose Cemetery, Cressona.
At the family's request, memorial donations may be forwarded to Summit Station Fire Company, PO Box 63, Summit Station PA 17979, or St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church 201 Randel Street Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.