Lawrence D. Yeager


Lawrence D. Yeager, 80, of Danville, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Maria Hall, Danville.
He was born May 9, 1938, in Rush Township, a son of the late Margaret Eva (Robbins) and Orville Elmer Yeager.

Lawrence was a 1958 graduate of Danville Area High School. He proudly served in the Army and was stationed in Korea.
He was employed by Merck Pharmaceuticals as a chemical operator, retiring in 1997.
He was a member of St. Peter's United Methodist Church, Riverside, a lifetime member of the Lucky Eleven Rod and Gun Club and the Southside Fire Company, and a member of the Sonestown American Legion Post 601.
Lawrence was an avid hunter and fisherman, traveling numerous times a year to Canada with friends and relatives. As a talented gardener, he always shared his harvest with others.

He is survived by his son, David Yeager; one grandson, Christopher Yeager; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph and Marion Yeager of Milton (formerly of Watsontown), Gerald and Audrey Yeager of Catawissa, and Roger and Judy Yeager of Muncy; and one sister, Beverly Bohr of Orwigsburg.

Friends are invited to attend a viewing from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday at St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 240 Sunbury Road, Riverside, followed by the funeral at 11, with his pastor, the Rev. Dr. Donald N. Hurley officiating.
Burial will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brady Funeral Home Inc., Danville.
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