Joan Yockey

Obituary of Joan Yockey

Joan T. (Davis) (Van Ess) Yockey, 74, of Pottstown, PA passed away on July 1, 2017 at her home. She was the wife of the late Harold A. Yockey, with whom she shared seventeen years of marriage.

Joan was born on May 21, 1943 in Paterson, NJ. She was a daughter of the late John F. Davis and Mary (Stephenson) Davis.

She is survived by:

One Daughter: Lisa Van Ess - Pottstown, PA

One Son: Jeffrey Van Ess and his wife, Kelli - Everett, WA

Three Grandsons: Dallas A. Van Ess, Davis A. Van Ess, and Dalton A. Van Ess

One Sister: Mary Ann Edsall and her husband, Robert – Frederick, PA

Joan is also survived by many other relatives and friends

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 11 AM at Spring Valley Community Church, 962 E. Schuylkill Rd., Pottstown, PA 19465. (Enter off Keim St.) Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464 will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at