Janice C. Yorlets, 81, of Carlisle, passed
away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Hershey Medical Center. She was born on May 13, 1936 in Carlisle, and
was a daughter of the late Lester and Madeline (Shughart) Mellott.
Janice was a 1955 graduate of Boiling Springs High School.
She and her husband farmed for many years in Dickinson Twp. Janice was a member of Waggoners United
Methodist Church, Carlisle, was a past president of Ladies Loyalty Class, and help plan and organize the Corn Soup Festivals
and the annual Gospel Fest held by the church. Janice was a past president of the Cumberland County Farm
Women Society, a member of Group 15 Farm Women Society, and a former state director of the Society of Farm Women.
As a young girl, Janice and her mother would bake bread and sticky buns to be sold at the former Farmers Market on
the Square in Carlisle. She passionately loved planting and caring for the flowers at her family home and
antiquing. The family get-togethers at Christmas and Easter were very special to her. She was an excellent cook and would
help her husband with anything to maintain the family farms.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 62 years, Paul H. Yorlets, one
son, Larry J. (wife, Debra) Yorlets of Carlisle, two daughters; Leah J. Hornung of Carlisle and Lucinda J. Sadrian of Watchung,
NJ, one brother, John Mellott of Salem, OR, two sisters; Elva Handshew of Plainfield and Mary Zelger of Carlisle, 7 grandchildren,
8 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers; Jay,
Ronnie and Clarence Mellot.
viewing will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers
Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St, Carlisle, with Rev. Tom Willard officiating. Burial
will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 100, Dept
142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or online at www.stjudes.org or to the Penn Township Volunteer Fire Department, 1750 Pine Road,
Newville, PA 17241. Visit www.Since1853.com to send condolences.
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So sorry for your loss of your beautiful wife and mother
and grandmother. Sending prayers to you and your family.
Larry and Patty Stover
Janice in many ways was like a sister to me I will miss her
so much she really helped me out when we had a fire and I will never forget her for that may she rest in peace. I know the
family is full of many memories that Janice left you with and they will help in your time of Sorrow
Paul and Family.
We were saddened to hear of Janice passing. My you find comfort and peace that she in heaven with all those who
Krista and Randy Uplinger
SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR WIFE PASSING.I KNOW YOU WERE VERY CLOSE.MRS.YORLETS WAS ALWAYS FRIENDLY AND KIND
Paul, MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU AT THIS TIME, MAY GOD COMFORT AND KEEP YOU IN HIS CARE.
I will never forget the first time I worked with you and Janice going from where I worked and started to work on your farm. It was great to have worked for a family like yours
Weir and Eva Ryder
are so sorry about the passing of Aunt Janice. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Nancy, Tim ,Kyle Livingston Kate and Chad Menges
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