Meadville Tribune

December 10, 2013

Stephen Ellsworth Yanc

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Stephen Ellsworth Yanc, 60, of Meadville passed away at UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.

He was born Nov. 12, 1953, in Meadville, a son of Stephen and Barbara Briggs Yanc. He married Cyndia Jayne Jackard on May 11, 1974. She survives.

He graduated from Soccastee High School in South Carolina. He had been employed at Channellock Inc. for 23 years and worked presently as a private contractor.

He was a 10-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He was of the Methodist faith. He was a longtime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2006. He loved deer hunting and doing home improvements. He enjoyed spending time with family.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Cyndia Yanc of Meadville; two daughters, Allyon Stanford and her husband, Robert of Ferrum, Va., and Teddy Yanc of Meadville; five grandchildren, Clayton Stanford, Cooper Stanford, Jax Stanford, Sophie Herbe and Chevi Herbe; two sisters, Deborah Rogers and her husband, Bob, of Meadville, and Sandra Hensley of Phoenix, Ariz.; two brothers, Norman Yanc and his wife, Jessie, of Meadville, and Freddy Yanc of Meadville. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Stephen and Babara Yanc, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Toni Ann Yanc.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorials can be made to the family in care of Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home & Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home & Crematory.