Matthew Thomas Yob, 41, of Temple, passed away unexpectedly on December 13, 2017, at Penn State Health-St. Joseph, Bern Township. He was the husband of Tiffany S. (Diaz) Yob.
Born June 2, 1976, in Reading, he was a son of Maryann (Readinger) Yob, of Kutztown, and the late Thomas Joseph Yob.
He was a 1994 graduate of Kutztown High School and attended Reading Muhlenberg Vo-Tech for electronics. A skilled carpenter, Matt loved fishing, hunting and traveling.
Surviving, in addition to his mother and wife, are his four children: Dylan T. Yob, Hailey M. Yob, Ethan D. Yob and Ashleigh E. Yob, all at home.
Other survivors include his two brothers, Michael T., husband of Laila (Asar), of Kutztown, and Mark T. Yob, of Bernville; and his two nieces, McKenna E. Yob and Kelsey M. Yob.
Also surviving are his two aunts, Emma J. Adam, of Kutztown, and Naomi Bailey, of Fleetwood; his mother-in-law, Maria E. Hivner, of Temple; his father-in-law, Stephen Sweigart, of Womelsdorf; and his sister-in-law, Jennifer T. (Diaz) Beebe, and her son, Gavin A. Beebe.
Matt was predeceased by his stepfather-in-law, David J. Hivner.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: St. Christopher’s Foundation, 1800 JFK Blvd., Suite 1550, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Please memo: Matthew Yob.