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March 28, 2014
Frances A. Yakaitis, 92, of New Philadelphia, passed away Friday evening at Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street.
Born Nov. 2, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Antoinette Bulota Meseravage.
Frances attended the former Blythe Township High School and was a member of the former Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, both of New Philadelphia.
She was employed as a seamstress and retired from the local garment industries.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Yakaitis, on Feb. 6, 1985; three brothers, Stanley, Peter and Joseph; and two sisters, Anne and Margaret.
Frances is survived by two sons, John Yakaitis, husband of Mary, Rockville, Md., and David Yakaitis, husband of Joanne, Chesapeake Beach, Md.; a daughter, Anne, wife of Richard Humphrey, Locust Grove, Va.; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Thomas J. Bartashus Funeral Home, New Philadelphia. Relatives and friends may call from 9 a.m. Wednesday until time of service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Philadelphia.
Bartashus Funeral Home
63 Kimber St
New Philadelphia, PA 17959
Published in Republican & Herald on Mar. 30, 2014