Mary Yarnot Yannacci, 96, of Yukon, died Friday, March 6, 2020. She was born September 8, 1923 in Wyano, a daughter of the late Antoni and Nellie (Yenczala) Yarnot. Mary was a member of Seven Dolors Church where she previously served as president of Pastoral Council, Children’s Liturgy Facilitator, prayer chain member, usher, greeter; she was also secretary of the church’s Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Ladies, and on their 50th anniversary committee. Other memberships include a Lioness at Yukon Lions Club, S.N.P.J Lodge #1147, past vice president and treasurer of Yukon Golden Agers, Madison Golden Agers, American Legion Axillary #0873 of Jacobs Creek, and AARP. Mary previously served on the 5th District Democratic club of Westmoreland County and on it’s executive board, the election board in Yukon-South Huntingdon Twp., and was an honorary member of the PA Sherriff’s Association. She had been a volunteer at Westmoreland Manor for 10 years. She worked alongside her husband in the tax office for over 25 years. Surviving are two sons, Leon and wife, Patricia Ann, of Mechanicsburg and Jeffrey and wife, Holly, of Yukon; and a granddaughter, Jacqueline Yannacci of California. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Yannacci and brothers, Elmer and Stanley Yarnot. Friends will be received 2-4 & 6-8pm Tuesday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine St. West Newton. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am Wednesday in Seven Dolors Church, Yukon. Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery. The Christian Mothers will pray the Rosary at 3 pm Tuesday in the funeral home. The family suggests memorial donations to Yukon Lions Club, P O Box 206, Yukon PA 15698. Condolences may be left at http://www.mccauleyfuneralhomes.com
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