Evan Y. Yerkes, 68, of Fountain Hill died on Friday, February 28, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Ilene M. (Dauernheim) Yerkes. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Evan and Edna J. (Wedger) Yerkes. Evan honorably served his country with the U.S. Army. He was a welder and test technician for Gardner Cryogenics for a number of years before retiring.
Surviving with his loving wife of 46 years, sons, Larry of Kunkletown, Stephen and wife Karen, daughter, Lisa Marie Yerkes all of Fountain Hill; grandchildren, Rylee and Kamryn.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cantelmi Funeral Home, 1311 Broadway, Fountain Hill. Online condolences: www.cantelmifuneralhome.com
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