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Emelia "Mia" Yencha

November 2, 2004 — March 23, 2023

Emelia “Mia” Yencha, 18, died tragically Thursday, March 23, 2023 at UPMC Carlisle.

Born in West Allis, Wisconsin, she is the daughter of Andrew Yencha and Heather Couch.

Mia was a Senior at Carlisle High School where, after graduation, she had hoped to pursue a career in animal welfare, wild and domestic, something she was very passionate about. She was also a member of the high school orchestra, where she played viola.

Mia was employed at Michael’s and the Carlisle Small Animal Clinic and volunteered at Fury Friends Network, Boiling Springs, a local cat rescue. She also enjoyed spending time with her friends, hiking and listening to music.

In addition to her parents, Mia is survived by her brother: Ian Yencha and her paternal grandmother: Bernadine Yencha.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather: Andrew G. Yencha and her maternal grandparents: Calvin and Irene Couch.

Relatives and friends are invited to her celebration of life service 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory, 2020 W. Trindle Rd., Carlisle, where the family will greet guests from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. and after the service concludes. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mia’s name may be made to: Fury Friends Network, PO Box 519, Boiling Springs, PA 17007; Gift of Life Donor Program, 800 N. 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102 or American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), 199 Water Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10038.

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

11:30am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory

2020 West Trindle Road, Carlisle, PA 17013

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory

2020 West Trindle Road, Carlisle, PA 17013

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