Genevieve Ruth (Pletcher) Yohe, 99, of Gilpin Township, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Amity Senior Living in Slippery Rock, PA.
A daughter of the late John W. Pletcher and Ida (Yerty) Pletcher Sober, she was born on January 19, 1920 in Kittanning, PA.
Genevieve was a 1938 graduate of Kittanning High School. She was a homemaker who had also worked briefly for Linde Air Products and G.C. Murphy Co. She was a member of Hebron Evangelical Lutheran Church in Leechburg, the church’s ELCA, the Leechburg Women’s Club, Southern Armstrong Homemakers, and former Vice President of Leechburg Mother’s Club. Genevieve enjoyed sewing, cooking, quilting, crocheting and gardening (especially roses). For over 50 years, she never missed an opportunity to vote, for which she was awarded a certificate from the Governor of Pennsylvania.
Survivors include her son, Jon S. Yohe (Debra Taylor) of Slippery Rock, PA; three grandsons, Brian Taylor, Matthew Yohe, Sean Yohe; and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ray A. Yohe in January 1989; a son, Thomas R. Yohe; her stepfather, George Sober.
Friends welcomed by her family on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral ceremonies beginning at 1 p.m. at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051) with Pastor Ryan Pusch officiating. Interment following at Evergreen Cemetery, 620 Evergreen Rd., Gilpin Twp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hebron Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 Main St., Leechburg, PA 15656.
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