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Linda J. Yoder

March 18, 1965 - January 11, 2024

Linda J. Yoder, 58, 4776 McAlevy’s Fort Road, Petersburg, PA, passed away on January 11, 2024.

She was born on March 18, 1965, in Lewistown, to the late Jacob S. and Ella C. (Byler) Swarey.  On September 12, 1991, she married Amos L. Yoder, who survives at home.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ella Mae Swarey.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by children: Joyce Byler and husband Vince of Belleville, Twila Fisher and husband Joseph of Calvin, PA, Jacob Yoder and wife Modesty of Dublin, GA, Rosanna and Kendall Yoder at home; a grand daughter on the way; brothers and sisters, Henry J. Swarey and wife Emma of McVeytown, Sarah B. Peight and husband Louie of Belleville, Mary Anna Swarey of Belleville, Samuel E. Swarey and spouse LaVina of Allensville, Ada M. Swarey of Martinsburg, Benuel C. Swarey and spouse Sarann of McVeytown, Jacob S. Swarey and spouse Marlene of Belleville, NY, Reuben S. Swarey and spouse Kathryn of Mansfield, NY.

She was primarily a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her sisters, along with gardening and doing outside work.

She was a member of Shavers Creek Christian Fellowship for 27 years.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, January 14, 2024, from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. at Pleasant View Amish Mennonite Church, 494 Green Lane, Belleville, with the funeral service on Monday, January 15, 2024, at 10 a.m., also at the church.  Burial will be at the Locust Grove Cemetery, Belleville.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to: Shavers Creek Christian Fellowship, c/o Keith Peachey, 719 King Street, Petersburg, PA  16669.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, 3813 West Main Street, Belleville, PA  17004.  Online condolences can be made at

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