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Thomas J. Yarnell

Born: Fri., Jun. 10, 1949
Died: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017


10:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
Location: Kader-Neff Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
Location: Kader-Neff Funeral Home

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Thomas J. Yarnell, 68 of Bellefonte, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 at the Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte.  He was born on June 10, 1949 in Jacksonville, Pa. the son of the late Robert C. & Margaret Spicer Yarnell.  

He worked for the U.S. Government at the Lakehurst Naval Base, Lakehurst, NJ  from 1980-2008.  Prior to that he proudly served  in the U.S. Airforce from 1968-1979.  

He was a graduate of the Bellefonte High School, class of 1967.

Thomas enjoyed Sports, especially the Steelers.

He is survived by two brothers; Randall and Barry of Bellefonte and one nephew, and his companion of many years, Noyo Willis of Jackson, N.J..

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Howard with the Rev Alan S. Eckenroad officiating.  Friends and family will be received one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will be at the Zion Cemetery in Walker Twp.


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Elizabeth Gregory-Reardon
   Posted Mon August 14, 2017

TRADITION AND SPLENDOR was sent by The Willis Family.

With Prayers and Sympathy, The Willis Family, Noyo, Kenny, Liz, Joe, Joann, Roger, Jyo, Alison and Ashley

   Posted Tue August 15, 2017
Please know that our family is keeping you and yours in our prayers and thoughts. We have very fond memories of Tom and he will missed by all. Tom was very caring, kind-hearted person and had a "big heart". He touched many lives and my Mom, her children and extended family will always be grateful to have had the chance to know him. We will celebrate the life of a good man. Please accept our heartfelt condolences and Tom will be missed. Deepest Sympathy - The Willis Family

Ken willis
   Posted Tue August 15, 2017
Most will agree you will never meet a more kinder and generous person. You were always there for me and my mom. Thank you for taking care of her and our family. RIP...you will be missed

Robert Alexander Yarnell
   Posted Thu September 13, 2018
I never had the chance to talk to you....
I never had the chance to meet you....
I never had the chance to get to know you....
There were things I wanted to ask you about and things to tell you....
Now it's too late....
All I can say is farewell and rest in peace... father....

your son
Robert A. Yarnell
your daughter in law
your grandchildren
Phillip & Odysseus