Wayne A. Probst, 66, formerly of Berwick and Wapwallopen, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville where he had been a patient for the past few months.
Born in Berwick on September 6, 1950, he was a son of the late Miles E. and Doris (Snyder) Probst. He attended Nescopeck High School. Over the years, he was employed at several local manufacturing companies. He also worked with his brother at his lawn care business, and for some of the local farmers.
Wayne loved reading and writing. He found dogs to be a great comfort and was amazed by their intelligence. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially around the holidays.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Dale Youlls, and James Slusser.
He is survived by 2 children: daughter, Michelle; son, Scott; and several grandchildren. He will also be missed by his brothers, Dean Youlls, Sr and wife Christa, Berwick; Miles Probst, Orangeville; sister, Mae Balliet, Wapwallopen; and many nieces and nephews including, Lynda Student, Tammy Silvetti, Jennifer Redis, Debbie Galli, Dean Youlls Jr, David Youlls, Christine Youlls and Bobby Youlls.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck. Interment will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery, Berwick. Family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA, 2801 Bloom Road, Danville, PA 17821.
Online messages of comfort can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org