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“Condolences from the Ouellette family. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Randy Ouellette - Reading, PA

“I had Mr. Yoder as a science teacher at CE Cole Middle School in the 70's. He always cared about the student and was a pleasure to have as a teacher...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Bertha Morgan Frees - PA

“I had Mr. Yoder in 6th grade back in '59. I think it was his first year of teaching in the Muhlenberg School System. At that time, in his early 20s,...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Ken Lyons - Orlando, FL

“My deepest sympathy to the Yoder family. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Gail Good - Reading, PA

“A dedicated colleague. Our sympathies to Laura and family. Dick and Linda McCrae ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Russ was a great friend and colleague for 40 years; I learned a lot from you my friend. My prayers and thoughts go to Laura and her family....Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Joe Yarworth - Topton, PA

7 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Matheson - Yuma, AZ

“One of the best teachers I had in 6th grade Science class at Riverview Park Elementary School. Mr. Yoder had the ability to inspire creativity and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Doug Filer - Hilo, HI

“I had Mr. Yoder as a science teacher at CE Cole Middle School. I great teacher who taught you how to think and not just regurgitate information. ...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Bruce Chirieleison - Kaneohe, HI

“THANK YOU FOR SERVING! Also, I had Mr Yoder in Jr High School, what a stand up guy!!!!!!!! ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Tony Jackowski - Fleetwood, PA

“We love you and miss you Dad. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Deborah Yoder Boughter - PA

“I had Mr. Yoder at C.E. Cole for 7th grade science. He was one of my favorite teachers. Prayers to his whole family. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Carol Thompson-Rachlin - Manteno, IL

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Russel was born on October 31, 1935 and passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

Russel was a resident of Hyde Park, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Russel was a 1954 graduate of Parkland High School, Allentown, where he lettered in track; and he was a 1958 graduate of Kutztown State Teacher's College.

A proud veteran, Russel served eight years in the United States Navy Reserve, being honorably discharged as a Petty Officer, Second Class.

A viewing will be held Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale. Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Laureldale Chapel at Laureldale Cemetery, 4631 Pottsville Pike, Muhlenberg Township, to be followed by burial in the cemetery. For online condolences, visit www.StitzelFamilyFuneralHomes.com Viewing at the Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on March 12, 2019.

The family welcomes flowers, as well as donations in Russel's memory to the Alsace Lutheran Church.