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Barry L. Yingling

Barry L. Yingling

Feb 23rd, 2017


Barry L. Yingling, 75, of Bonneauville, died Thurs, Feb 23, at Gettysburg Hospital.  He was the husband of Carolyn (Crawmer) Yingling for 51 years.  Born Sept 19, 1941 in Hanover, Barry was the son of the late Francis L. & Eva (Hankey) Yingling.  He enlisted in the Marine Corps on May 6, 1960.  He went through boot camp at Parris Island, SC.  After boot camp, he went to Camp Lejeune, NC for advanced infantry training and was then transferred to Quantico, VA.  His duties at Quantico were standing honor guard and putting on demonstrations for the Officer Schools.  In 1961 he was assigned to Sea School at Portsmouth, VA.  He was then transferred to the USS Wasp (CVS-18) as a security guard in the gunnery department for special weapons.  He spent two years on the WASP making a North Atlantic cruise and a Caribbean cruise.  He was then transferred back to Quantico as a security guard at the Marine Corps Museum.  He was honorably discharged on Sept 1, 1964 with the following medals:  Good Conduct Medal, Pistol Marksman Badge cal. 45, Sharpshooter Badge cal. 30 ML.  He was then transferred to the Marine Corps Reserve through May 6, 1966.  Barry was retired in 1991 from National Can of Hanover and served as his church sexton for 10 years.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his 3 children:  Karen Seipp & husband, Eric, of Westminster; Stephanie Haifley & husband, Chad, of Gettysburg and Todd A. Yingling & Solange Cocco of Bloomington, MN; his 4 grandchildren:  Sydney Yingling and Isabelle, Felicia and Harris Haifley;  his 3 brothers:  F. Richard Yingling & Anna of Codorus,  Nevin Yingling & Karen of Mechanicsburg; Robert Yingling & Mary of Mexico, MO; his 2 sisters:  Donna Lee Raubenstine & Dale of Mechanicsville, VA; Gwendolyn Wetzel & Marlin of Hanover; his brother-in-law, Frank Smith of Hanover and many nieces and nephews.  Barry was predeceased by his sister, Susan Smith.  He was a member of Redeemer’s UCC, Littlestown and Gettysburg Moose.  He was an avid PSU and Baltimore Orioles fan.  He enjoyed camping, his church and red was his favorite color.  Barry loved being with his family and grandchildren. 
Funeral Service is Tuesday at 11 A.M. at his church with The Rev. Sterling Fritz and The Rev. Theodore Bowers officiating.  Viewing is Monday 6 – 8 P.M. at Little’s Funeral Home, Littlestown.  Interment is in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown with military honors conducted by Littlestown Allied Veterans Council.  Memorials in Barry’s name may be sent to his church @ 107 E. King St., Littlestown, PA  17340 or Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd., Gettysburg, PA  17340.  Online condolences may be shared on

Marilyn and Scott Zanger
Mar 7th, 2017 11:13 am
We are so sorry to learn of Barry's death and extend sincere sympathy to all the family. Cherish your wonderful memories and be comforted knowing many people share your sorrow. Marilyn and Scott Zanger
Lorraine Abrisch
Feb 27th, 2017 9:39 pm
Carolyn, I am so sorry to hear this sad news. I also remember Barry picking you up at Rolling Acres. He was always smiling and seemed like he loved you so much. I will pray for strength for you to get through this difficult time.
Kim Dillman
Feb 27th, 2017 2:05 pm
I was shocked and saddened to hear of Barry's passing. He was such a friendly and outgoing person he will be missed by many. I will be keeping the family in my thoughts and prayers.
Donna Rabenstine Houser
Feb 27th, 2017 1:28 pm
I'm so sorry to hear about Barry's passing. May you have comfort in the wonderful of your life together. My thoughts and prayers are for you in your time of grief.
Mike and Cindy Strickler and Family
Feb 26th, 2017 12:31 pm
We just heard of Barry's passing and our hearts are with you. We are all lucky family and friends to have had him in our lives.
Lesli Corbin and Family
Feb 26th, 2017 9:29 am
We are saddened to hear of Mr. Yingling's passing. Our thoughts are with all of you during this sorrowful time.
Tim and Pat Orndorff
Feb 25th, 2017 7:29 pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with Carolyn and family at this difficult time. Our prayers are with you.
Beverly & Lance Frace
Feb 25th, 2017 4:30 pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with Carolyn and family. Will always remember Barry picking up Carolyn from Rolling Acres. His smile was one of his best features.
Wayne and Susan James
Feb 25th, 2017 3:21 pm
Prayers to my dear Carolyn, Todd, Karen, and Steph.
You have so many treasured memories to cherish. May God's Love surround you in this time of loss
Janet E. McMaster
Feb 25th, 2017 8:29 am
What a shock to hear of Barry's passing. Another angel has left this earth. I'll miss your smile and that jovial laugh.

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