Nancy (McElhinney) Yetter

Nancy (McElhinney) Yetter

Wednesday, September 14th, 1932 - Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Nancy (McElhinney) Yetter, 86, of Follansbee, WV, formerly of Straford, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at her residence.

Nancy was born on Sept 14, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA. She was the daughter of the late Hugh Patrick McElhinney and Alice (Edwards) McElhinney.

Nancy retired after 35 years as a medical assistant and office manager for Dr. John Capelli in Haddonfield, NJ. She was a member of East Baptist Church in Philadelphia and then Oaklyn Baptist Church, NJ where she participated in the church choir, Bible study and the American Baptist Women group and many other activities sponsored by the church. After moving to West Virginia, Nancy attend the Follansbee Presbyterian Church and New Somerset Christian Church.

Many will remember her for her love of singing, watching TCM, researching her genealogy, reading and planning trips to Ocean City, NJ and to Rumney Bible Conference in New Hampshire with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Albert Yetter.

Nancy is survived by her two daughters, Kim Johnson (Gregory) of Follansbee, WV and Karen Bonatz (Christopher) of Easton PA and now North Carolina, three grandchildren, Callie and Sean Bonatz and Tracy Johnson, a great grandson, Alexander Johnson. Nancy is also survived by her sister, Alice Browne, a cousin, George Edwards, her niece and nephew and their children and friends and in-laws with whom she remained close.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 2:00 until time of Funeral Service at 3:00 PM at the Eugene J. Zale Funeral Home, 712 N. White Horse Pike, Stratford NJ, 08084.

Interment will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Arlington Cemetery, 2900 State Road, Drexel Hill, PA.

The James Funeral Home of Follansbee, WV and the Zale Funeral Home of Strarford, NJ is honored to assist the Yetter family with funeral arrangements.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Sunday, April 7th, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Eugene J. Zale Funeral Home
    712 North White Horse Pike
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, April 7th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Sunday, April 7th, 2019 3:00pm
    Eugene J. Zale Funeral Home
    712 North White Horse Pike
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Arlington Cemetery
    2900 State Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Everyone please meet at Cemetery at 11:00 AM for Graveside Service. There will be no processional from the funeral home.


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Dotty and Chuck Slagen

Posted at 11:45am
So sorry for your loss of this lovely, life-affirming lady. She will
certainly be missed .....but "the hope we have because of Christ's work on the cross leaves us comforted" ( paraphrase of I Thess. 4:13)

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Posted at 10:02am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
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Posted at 03:54pm
My condolences to the family. May God’s promise of a resurrection bring you comfort and hope during this difficult time. John 5:28, 29

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