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Janice P. (Yoh) Hurst

December 12, 1934 — April 26, 2019

Of Riverview Park

Janice P. “Jan” (Yoh) Hurst, 84, of Riverview Park, passed away Friday, April 26th in her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was the wife of Jerry C. Hurst. Janice and Jerry shared a loving marriage of sixty five years.

Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Catharine (Getz) Yoh.

She graduated from Muhlenberg High School in the class of 1952.

She was a member of Christ Church United Church of Christ in Temple.

She was initially employed by the Reading Railroad Company. She later was employed as a sales clerk for twenty-one years by Boscov’s Dept. Store in Muhlenberg Twp.

Family was very important to Janice. She always enjoyed attending sports and musical activities for her grandkids.

She especially enjoyed annual family trips to Stone Harbor, NJ and to Knoebels Campground.

She was an avid Philadelphia Phillies and Penn State fan.

She enjoyed antiquing.

Additional survivors include three children, Michelle Yerger, wife of Dennis Yerger of Fleetwood, Michael J. Hurst, husband of Cynthia Hurst of Muhlenberg Twp., and Allison Drobnick, wife of Rudolph Drobnick of Muhlenberg Twp.

She was a loving grandmother to: Derek Yerger, Joshua Yerger, Jared Yerger, Bryan Noll, husband of Alicia Noll, Jaime Noll, Andrew Hurst, Benjamin Hurst, husband of Abbey Hurst, Jessica Drobnick, wife of Jon Steiner, and Christopher Drobnick.

She is also survived by her loving great grandchildren, Samantha Lisa, Aubrey Bensinger, Eva Noll, Ethan Noll, and Finley Hurst.

She is predeceased by two sisters, Joan Hiegler and Judith Witman.

A private memorial service will be held in the Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc., in Temple with interment in Laureldale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Penn State Thon at Thon Office, 227D Hub, University Park, PA 16802 or online at

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