Ethyl M. Youndt, 90, Adamstown, worked at Bollman Hat Co., enjoyed Philly sports

By on August 6, 2014

Ethyl M. Youndt, 90, Adamstown, died Aug. 2, 2014, in Fairmount Homes, Farmersville.

Born in Reading, a daughter of the late Curtis A. and Mary E. (Werley) Zillhardt, her husband, Kenneth M. Youndt, died Oct. 31, 1976.

A 1941 Shillington High School graduate, Ethyl worked for Adamstown Hat Company and Bollman Hat Company, Adamstown. She was a member of Peace UCC where she sang in the choir. A caregiver to many, she was a devoted grandmother and was a Meals On Wheels volunteer. Ethyl loved sports and was a fan of the Flyers, Eagles and Phillies.

Surviving is a daughter: Sheryl A. (William) Hossler, Denver; twin sons: Kenneth C. (Helen Fabian) Youndt, Denver, and Kerry L. (Roxanne Warren) Youndt, Stevens; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and a brother: Dr. Curtis Zillhardt, Paradise.

Sisters: Mary Jane Hagge and Betty Hoffman, predeceased her.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. in Peace United Church of Christ, 34 E. Swartzville Road, Denver, with Rev. William E. Hoch, officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Adamstown. There will be no viewing.

Rather than flowers, contributions may be sent to Peace United Church of Christ, 34 E. Swartzville Rd., Denver, PA 17517.

Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, is honored to be serving Ethyl’s family. Visit to leave condolences for the family.

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