Arlene R. (Fortna) Yorty Haines, 99, of Annville, passed away on Sunday, March 19th, 2023, at the Church of God Home, Carlisle, PA. She was preceded in death by her late husbands, John Mark Yorty and Vere D. Haines.
Born in North Annville Township, PA, on March 10th, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Clarence H. and Cora A. (Himmelberger) Fortna.
Arlene attended Annville High School and retired from Seltzer’s Bologna Factory in Palmyra. She enjoyed traveling, sewing, crocheting, and quilting. She also enjoyed gardening, playing the accordion, and singing.
Surviving are three children, John E. Yorty, husband of Eileen, of Annville, Kathleen L. “Kitty” Thach, of Kernersville, NC, Karen R. Nelson, wife of Grady, of Palmyra, a sister, Alvena Hummer, of Hershey, six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her late husbands, Arlene was preceded in death by her son, Mark E. Yorty, and her granddaughter, Sara Yorty.
A public visitation will be held from 10 AM-11 AM on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023, at Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 618 E. Main St., Annville, PA 17003. Funeral Services will begin at 11 AM on Wednesday at the Funeral Home. Interment will be held at North Bellegrove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284-0692, in her memory.
Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, Annville is handling arrangements.