Yockel, Audrey Lill
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Canandaigua: Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at age 84. Predeceased by her husband, Arthur Edwin Yockel; and parents, Ralph and Anna Lill. She is survived by her children, Thomas (Sharon) Yockel of St. Petersburg, FL, Ellen (Stephen) Tempest of Farmington, NY, and Jeffrey (Marie) Yockel of Blacksburg, VA; grandchildren, Kurt (Jennylee) Yockel of Chesapeake, VA; James (Cathy) Tempest of Henrietta, NY, Matthew Tempest of Farmington, NY, Brenton (Jenny) Yockel of Tampa, FL, Katherine Yockel of Jonesborough, TN, and Brian Yockel of Fairlie, New Zealand; great-grandchildren, Jeremy Yockel of Chesapeake, VA, and Avery Tempest of Henrietta, NY; and her sister Arlene (Ernest) Silva of E. Thetford, VT. Audrey graduated from Brockport State College with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught reading and math in the West Irondequoit School District; both at Iroquois and Rogers Middle Schools. In addition to her love of teaching and working with children, Audrey volunteered her time at the Opportunity Shop in Rochester and the public library and hospital in Barefoot Bay, FL. In her remaining spare time, she enjoyed league bowling and just simply reading. Her family wishes to thank the following groups for their loving care and attention to Audrey: Jennifer Meagher and her Team at Senior Life, and the folks at Home Instead Senior Life.
A public Funeral Mass and interment is being planned for late January. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated at Our Lady of Mercy High School, Scholarship Fund-Audrey Yockel, 1437 Blossom Road, Rochester, NY 14610.
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Dec. 30, 2012