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Theresa (Yost) Hartman

April 18, 1920 ~ November 10, 2018 (age 98)

Theresa (Yost) Hartman, 98, of Benton died Saturday evening, November 10, 2018 at the Gardens at Orangeville.

Born April 18, 1920 in Bloomsburg, she was a daughter of the late Nevin and Anna (Pennington) Yost.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Robert C. "Bob" Hartman, on December 16, 1994.

Mrs. Hartman was a graduate of Benton High School and Bloomsburg State Teachers College.  She taught fifth grade in the Benton Area School District for many years until her retirement.

She was a member of the Waller United Methodist Church, a member of the Red Hat Society, a charter member of the V. F. W. Ladies Auxiliary and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star.

An avid sports fan, she was a huge NY Jets and NY Mets fan.  She was also a world traveler, visiting every country in the world.

Surviving are her two sons:  J. Nevin Hartman, of Benton and Robert D. Hartman, of Rochester, NY; a daughter-in-law, Susan Hartman, of Benton; four grandsons:  James Joseph Hartman, Jarad Hartman, Brandon Hartman and Daniel Hartman; a great grandson, Easton James Hartman and two step great grandchildren:  Tyler and Taryn Stone.

She was the last member of her immediate family.  Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, James K. Hartman on December 18, 2009; two brothers and a sister:  Penn Yost, Drew Yost and Marcia Yost.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12 Noon at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red Rock Road, Benton (S. R. 487). Pastor Matthew Verstraeten, her Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Waller Cemetery, Jackson Township. A Viewing will be held Thursday from 11AM until the time of the Service at noon at the Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Waller United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 285, Benton, PA 17814. For online condolences or for additional information, please visit our website:

Donations may be made to:

Waller United Methodist Church
P. O. Box 285, Benton PA 17814

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