Ethel F. (Walker) Yost

Ethel F. (Walker) Yost, 90, longtime resident of South Windsor, wife of the late Leonard W. Yost Sr., died Monday, March 3, 2014, at an area convalescent home.

Ethel was born in Manchester on July 12, 1923, daughter of James and Anne (Calhoun) Walker. She was a South Windsor resident most of her life and was a parishioner and communicant of St. Margaret Mary Church. Prior to retiring, Ethel was the bookkeeper at the former Leonard W. Yost Jeweler in Manchester.

She is survived by two sons, Leonard W. Yost Jr., and his wife, Catherine, of Lenox, Mass., Thomas M. Yost, and his wife, Louise Fontaine, of Vernon; and four grandchildren, Mark, Kailey, Tai, and Aimée Yost.

Funeral services and burial in St. Bridget Cemetery in Manchester will be private.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Margaret Mary Church, 80 Hayes Road, South Windsor, CT 06074.

The Holmes Funeral Home in Manchester has care of arrangements.

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Funeral Home

Holmes Funeral Home
400 Main Street Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 643-2441

Published in Journal Inquirer from Mar. 6 to Mar. 10, 2014