Tracy L. Gartland, 55, of Mohnton, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 6:00 am at Reading Hospital. She was the wife of Edward A. Gartland. Born in Ephrata, Tracy was the daughter of Dianna J. (Ruth)Shurr, wife of Robert S. Shurr of Wernersville and the late Thomas G. Shimp. She was a member of Calvary Evangelical Church, Pennwyn and was a 1985 graduate of Wilson High School and a graduate of Pittsburgh Beauty Academy. Tracy enjoyed sewing, painting and her loved her dogs. In addition to her husband and mother she is survived by her beloved son Brady T. Yurkiewicz of Wernersville who will miss her deeply, her step-children Shandi M. Stevens, wife of Greg Stevens of Exeter Township; Krista L. Gartland of Mount Penn; Elizabeth B. Dudley, wife of Andrew Charles Dudley of Exeter Township; Jonathan D. H. Gartland of Mount Penn and her 2 Step grandchildren. Tracy is also survived by her brother Scott T. Shimp, husband of Tracy V. Shimp of Newmanstown, Aunts, Uncles and cousins.
Tracy will be dearly missed by her best friend since grade school Michele Keller and her dog Indy.
Memorial Service will be held at St. John’s Reformed Church 4001 Penn Ave. Sinking Spring, Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 1:00 pm. The family will receive relatives and friends from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508 in memory of Mrs. Tracy L. Gartland. Bean Funeral Homes & Crematory, 3825 Penn Ave. is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com