Stanley P. Yackiel, 91, of White Haven and Edison, NJ, died Saturday morning, June 29, 2019, in Care One at the Highlands, Edison, NJ.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Stanley and Beatrice Jamaca Yackiel and was a graduate of White Haven High School. Stanley served his country proudly during World War II in the United States Navy on the Franklin D. Roosevelt Aircraft Carrier. Following his military time, he returned to further his education at East Stroudsburg then earned his Masters Degree in Education at Seton Hall. Stanley was a Elementary School Teacher in the Elizabeth, NJ school system. A man of great faith, he was a member of St. Cecelia's Church, Iselin, NJ and would attend St. Patrick's Church when in White Haven. Stanley enjoyed bowling and fishing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his brother, Bernard and sister, Jean.
He is survived by his brother, Retired Lieutenant Colonel Thomas F. Yackiel, of White Haven; nieces and nephews.
Blessing service will be conducted on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11:00 am from the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. 403 Berwick St. White Haven, with Reverend Michael Kloton officiating. Interment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, White Haven.
Friends are invited to join the family at a visitation on Friday from 10:00 am until time of service at the funeral home.