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Gretchen S. (Swartz) Yingst

February 18, 1938 ~ June 13, 2018 (age 80)

Gretchen S. Yingst, of Hummelstown, formerly of Tampa, Florida, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018.


She was a former employee of Hillsborough County, Florida, Planning and Growth Management Department and Susquehanna Internal Medicine Associates, Camp Hill.  A graduate of Hershey High School, she attended Temple University School of Nursing, and graduated from Harrisburg Institute of Medical Arts.


She was the widow of James A. Baltimore since January 2008.


Surviving are her daughter Kristine P. Yingst and son-in-law Andrew Croftcheck of Camp Hill; son Stephen J. Yingst of Hummelstown; sisters Anita Behrle Phillips of Wynnewood and Mertie K. Neff and brother-in-law Russell Neff of Palmyra; brother Paul O. Swartz and sister-in-law Patricia Swartz of Hummelstown.


A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Grace United Methodist Church, Hummelstown, where she was a member, preceded by a visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. Private interment will be in Hershey Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 433 East Main Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036 or Homeland Center, 1901 North 5th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102.

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