William C. Yatcilla, 68, of Hometown, PA died on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in Bethlehem, PA. He was the husband of Donna Jeanne (nee Spack) Yatcilla. Born in Frackville, PA on May 3, 1949, William was a son of the late William C. “Whitey” Yatcilla, Sr. and Kathryn B. “Kitty” (nee McClusky) Yatcilla. A high school graduate who attended college, he also received GM Training and worked for Kovatch Motors, Nesquehoning on fire truck assembly. He was a member of St. Richard of Chichester Catholic Church, Barnesville, PA where he was a member of the Holy Name Society, a Eucharistic Minister, and was involved with the Easter and Christmas Cantatas making props. In addition to his wife Donna, William is survived by step children Russell Troy Gilbert of Hometown, Darrell Todd Gilbert of Hauto Village, PA, Shawn Eric Gilbert of Hometown, and Terrance Andre’ Gilbert of Tamaqua, PA; 3 granddaughters; a grandson; and a brother Thomas Yatcilla and his wife Linda of Frackville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Monday, January 8 in St. Richard Catholic Church, 799 Barnesville Drive, Barnesville. Interment in Sky View Memorial Park, 108 Lafayette Avenue, Hometown will follow the mass. Call 6-8 PM on Sunday, January 7 and 9:30-10:30 AM on Monday, January 8 at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.
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