Bala Cynwd - 93 years of age, died peacefully in her sleep
on October 29, 2018. Born in Sept. 1925, she was raised and
lived on School Street in Belmont Hills for 85 years of her
life. Jean treasured and enjoyed spending her time with her
beloved family and many friends. She was a great story
teller, sharing ancestral tales and stories of days past.
Jean was also an avid reader, TV watcher and always ready to
travel when she had the opportunity. Her favorite parting
remark to everyone was "just be happy".
Predeceased by her parents, Rose (Tinneny) and Joseph Yeakel;
brothers, Joseph, Jr., John, and James Yeakel; sisters,
Alberta Yeakel and Mary (Yeakel) Myers; and nieces, Marlynn
J. and Donna Jean Myers. Jean is survived by her niece
Rosemary (Myers) Silva, great nephews, Richard P. (Kelly)
and Kevin M. (Jordan) Silva and her great niece, Jennifer K.
(Silva) (James) Donohue. She was also very fortunate to have
spent lots of loving and fun time with her great, great
niece and nephews, Holland, Henry, Mark, Harrison and
Bennett Silva and Liam Donohue.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing 10:30-11:00
A.M. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 at St. Patrick Church, 104
Channing Ave, Malvern, PA 19355 followed by her Funeral Mass
11:00 A.M. Int. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by The
Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester,
Jean was the daughter of
and Joseph Yeakel and the granddaughter of
of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh, Northern
Ireland; Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
and his wife Margaret Malloy.