W. Jane Yost

W. Jane Yost

W. Jane Yost, 86, of Berkeley Springs, departed peacefully to be with her Savior on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

She was the oldest daughter of Wayland C. and Alma G. Honaker. She was married to her soulmate, the late Paul O. Yost, in April 1955 at the Hancock Presbyterian Church.

Jane found joy in her role as a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and loved spending time with her extended family and friends. She also enjoyed gardening, quilting, and solving crossword puzzles, as well as besting her opponents in Canasta and Scrabble.

Jane was preceded in passing of life by her parents, husband, and oldest brother, James W. Honaker.

She is survived by her children, Patti J. Yost; P. Jeffrey Yost; and Paula J. Masters and husband Richard W. Masters. She leaves behind her brother Jerry W. Honaker and wife G. Donalene; sister Pamela D. Stickel and husband Dean P. Stickel; sister-in-law K. Marie Honaker; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Jane was also a beloved “Grammy” to her grandchildren and great-grandsons: Emily, Milan, and Apollo; Ben, Kettie, Jonah, and Dylan and Jesse.

The family received friends from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Private services and burial was in Union Chapel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jane’s memory may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

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