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Chester Yeager

Chester Yeager

Monday, November 23rd, 1942 Saturday, February 13th, 2021

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Obituary for Chester R. Yeager

** The time for Mr. Yeager's graveside service has been changed to 2:00 PM on Monday, February 22, 2021

Chester R. Yeager, 78, of Fayetteville, PA, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at York Hospital. Born November 23, 1942 in Chambersburg, PA, he was the son of the late John Russell and Ethel Mae (Kennedy) Yeager.

Always a hard worker, Chester was employed by Servomation as a laborer for 25 years, and then as a maintenance coordinator at Penn National Golf Course for 27 years, before his retirement. He and his wife attended King Street Church in Chambersburg. Chester enjoyed playing golf, watching Nascar, and rooting on the Penn State Nittany Lions football team. He loved doing yardwork, mowing grass, and gardening.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Donna R. (Beam) Yeager, whom he married on November 27, 1966; his daughter, Candy Mattax (husband Steven) of Waynesboro, PA; grandsons Christopher Steven and Zachery Tyler Mattax; and brother John R. Yeager, Jr. (wife Dorothy) of New Franklin, PA. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Kayla Nicole Mattax; 2 brothers, Ralph and Richard Yeager, and his in-laws, David S. Beam, Jr., and Elizabeth A. (Mull) Beam.

A graveside service will be held in Parklawns Memorial Gardens on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 2:00 PM, where Rev. Ron Cook will officiate. Arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Chambersburg. A memorial service is being planned for a future date. Memorial contributions may be made in Chester’s name to the King Street Church, 162 E. King Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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  • Service

    Monday, February 22nd, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Ave.
    Chambersburg, PA
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    Monday, February 22nd, 2021
    2:00pm
    Officiant
    Rev. Ronald Cook
  • Interment

    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Ave.
    Chambersburg, PA
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Donna Lemaster Renna

May you R.I.P. I grew up just two doors from Donna, Chester, and Candy. May God bring your family Pease as they carry on with their lives. Donna Lemaster/Renna of Ocala Florida ✝️🕯🙏
Comment | Posted at 05:43pm via Condolence
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Ed Rhone

Donna,Candy and family, Sorry to hear of the passing of Chet. Last we talked he seemed to be doing well. We have known each other for over 20 years and had many a discussion on golf ,Penn State football and his beloved Dallas Cowboys. Condolences to all and family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Ed, Diane Rhone and family.
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