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Theodore C. "Ted" Yahner

Born: Tue., Apr. 19, 1949
Died: Sun., Mar. 28, 2021


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Mar. 31, 2021
Location: Ashville

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Wed., Mar. 31, 2021
Location: Ashville

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Theodore “Ted” Yahner, 71, Loretto, died March 28, 2021 at UPMC Altoona. Born April 19, 1949 in Spangler, son of the late Charles “Chick” and Anna Mary “Puttsie” (Hoover) Yahner. Preceded in death by first wife, the former June Sottile and brother, Clifford. Survived by wife, the former Lorraine Kaehl, whom he married February 3, 1995 in Hollidaysburg, son, Mark and these brothers and sisters; Charlotte (John) Santoro, Virginia “Ginny” (Larry) North, Mary Carolyn “Punken” (John) Adams, Margie (Dale) McConnell, Mark, and Pat (Marsha Baumgardner), sister in law, Bridget Yahner, and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Ted was a Marine Corp Veteran of the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Medal of Valor. He enjoyed gunsmithing, woodworking in general, golfing and hunting. He had worked as a machinist for F L Smith, North American Communications, 21st Century Envelope and he retired from Commercial Envelope. Member of the Loretto American Legion and Ashville VFW. Friends will be received from 4 until time of Prayer Service at 7 PM Wednesday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville, PA 16613, Brother Gabe, officiating. Military Rites in charge of Loretto American Legion, Ashville VFW and other Local Military Organizations. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Dorothy Day Outreach Center, Loretto, PA or the Loretto American Legion in Ted’s memory. www.gibbonsfhashvillecoalport.com

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Jody Yhnaer
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
From your cousin Jody,
We want to send our sympathy to the family. I have fond memories of him when I was a kid going to Potter county and hunting in St. Lawrence.
I admired his service in the Marines and he will always be close to my heart.
Rest in Peace Teddy
Your Cousin Jody and Patty

Cheri (Little) Nileski
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
My sympathy to all of the Yahner family

Mark Davis
   Posted Mon March 29, 2021
May God be with Ted and all of the Yahner family . I remember Ted even though he was 6 years older. Like his Dad he was all heart .

Mark Yarnish
   Posted Tue March 30, 2021
Had a bunch of classes at Bishop Carroll with Ted. We were class of '67. Last I talked was at our 25th class reunion. My condolences to the Yahner Family. Semper fi Buddy.

Celine Ivory-Myers
   Posted Wed March 31, 2021
Sending sympathy & prayers to all of Ted’s family.
Yes was a close friend of my brothers & in turn, a family friend to all of us. He was a good guy. Rest In Peace, Ted.

Bonnie Bender Hill
   Posted Sat April 03, 2021
Sympathy to the Yahner family.Remembering all the great times camping at Kittanning as kids.

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