Elsie B. Yonce

Aug 1 1924
Sep 20 2020
96 Years
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania

Elsie B. Yonce, 96, of Honey Brook, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020, at the Hickory House Nursing Home. She was the widow of Newton B. Dowlin, Sr., John G. Moore, and Guy B. Yonce. Born in Upper Uwchlan Twp., Chester County, she was the daughter of Frank Norman Gottier and Anna Harriet Linderman Gottier. 

Elsie was a graduate of the Downingtown High School and lived most of her life in West Chester. She was a member of the Windsor Baptist Church but more recently she attended the Wyebrook Baptist Church.

She enjoyed cooking, circle word books, watching Family Feud, Jeopardy, and Wheel of Fortune but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by one son, Newton B. Dowlin, Jr. and wife Anna of Honey Brook, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, and two siblings, Ruby Ziegler of Coatesville and Rita Good of Downingtown. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Wanda L. Brown; two great-grandsons, Hunter and Wyatt Dowlin; six sisters, Lizzie Carlton, Clara Stinson, Margaret Mason, Emma McBride, Edith Taylor, and Mildred Stine; and, eight brothers, Frank, Ernest, Maurice, Alvin, Theodore, Forrest, Thomas, and Richard Gottier.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 25, 2020, at 2:30 PM at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St. Parkesburg, PA followed by burial at the Northwood Cemetery, Downingtown, PA. Viewing and visitation from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM. 

In order to protect those at-risk, please wear a face mask and practice social distancing while at the funeral home.  Online condolences can be posted www.wildefuneralhome.com

Service Date: 
Sep 25 2020 - 2:30pm
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, PA 19365


Sending our sympathy to your and your family.  I met Else at Hickory House while visiting my mom.  They shared a table in the dining room.  She was lovely.  May your memories comfort you in this difficult time.

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Your Mom and your family will be greatly missed at Hickory House.  I'm so sorry for your loss.  Your Mom was blessed with an ever so loving family.  She knew she was well loved.  Her famous response was "I know" and "I love them too".  She must have been the best Mom, Mother-n-law, and Grandma because you guys were all any parent or grandparent could ever want.  I hope you find comfort in knowing she is at peace. 
Thoughts, hugs, and prayers

Julie L


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