Patricia D. Yeckley, 71, of Beverly, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 6th. Born in 1945 to the late Calvin & Teresa Bowers in Philadelphia, PA. She was a secretary for the Educational Services Unit of Burlington County Special Services School for 13 years.
Pat was loving and selfless woman, a mom to everyone she met. Her greatest joy was in helping others. She enjoyed sewing, crafting, and spending her days with her grandson. She always looked forward to her annual trips to Florida and California to spend time with family and good friends.
She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Edwin Lewis Yeckley; daughter, Jennifer Deering (nee Yeckley) and her husband Robert; son, Timothy Yeckley and fiancé Mandie Doornbos; sister, Catherine Nelson (nee Bowers) and her husband Horace; and grandson, Chase Deering.
"To make a difference in someone's life you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful, or perfect. You just have to care."
Memorial donations suggested to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, Second Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540.
Cremation will be left private to the family. For more information or to send a condolence please visit www.lpwoosterfuneralhome.com.