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Heather Lynn Youndt

September 30, 1975 — February 27, 2024

Coudersport, PA

Heather Lynn Youndt             “beloved wife, mother, daughter, and sister”

COUDERSPORT, PA---Heather Lynn Youndt, 48, of Coudersport, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, in UPMC Cole Place, Coudersport, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born on Tuesday, September 30, 1975 in Olean, NY, she was a daughter of John K. and Melanie L. “Mel” Lunn Volz. On July 20, 2013 in Shinglehouse, she married Kevin William Youndt, who survives.

Heather was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse and also graduated from the former Olean Business Institute in Olean, NY. Heather was employed for several years at the former Olean Tile Plant, then was employed as a CNA at the St. Elizabeth Mother House in Allegany, NY. She then was employed as manager at the former Blockbuster Video Store in both Olean, NY and Wellsville, NY. She then relocated to Georgia where she was employed for Holiday Inn. After moving back to Potter County, Heather worked for Adelphia in Coudersport and later for the former K-Mart in Olean. Prior to becoming ill, she was employed as a CNA for UPMC Cole in Coudersport.

Heather was a member of the First Baptist Church in Shinglehouse. She enjoyed crocheting and crafts of all kinds. Her greatest love was her family.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Kevin; her mother, Melanie of Whitesville, NY; two sons, Tristan M. Roszyk of Coudersport and Jason J. W. Youndt of Cherry Springs; a daughter, Karlie R. Youndt at home; two brothers, Shawn P. (Amy) Volz of Fairview and Dan (Gerri) Davis of Vacey, Washington; two sisters-in-law, Kathy (Mike) Mattison and Karen (Steve) May, both of Emporium; a brother-in-law, Kenneth (Janet) Youndt of Ulysses; three aunts, Nancy Crandall Ayers of Sayre, Eleanor Dunshie of Concordia, KS, and Gerry Sue (Carl) Hunt of Portville, NY; and several nieces and nephews


To pay respects to Heather and her family, calling hours will be held from 1pm to 7pm on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will be held at 3:30pm on Sunday, March 3, 2024, with Pastor Clint Pearsall of the First Baptist Church, Shinglehouse, and the Rev. Russell J. Horning of Shinglehouse, co-officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Heather’s name may be made to the First Baptist Church, PO Box 68, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.

Heather entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences, light a candle, or share a fond memory of Heather, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, March 2, 2024

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Virgil L Howard Funeral Home

118 Union St, Shinglehouse, PA 16748

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Funeral Service

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Starts at 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Virgil L Howard Funeral Home

118 Union St, Shinglehouse, PA 16748

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