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Yolanda Joan DeGolian


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deGolian, Yolanda Joan,

Age 70, of Louisville, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

A devoted wife and mother, Yolanda was born in Louisville on March 18, 1947, to Thurston and Esther Crady. The oldest of 2 children, Yolanda attended and graduated from Sacred Heart Academy. In 1970, she graduated from the University of Louisville.

Beginning in 1968, Yolanda was employed for twenty-one years as a flight attendant for Trans World Airlines, and later for four years by UPS. She loved traveling the world on an airplane and, with her family, enjoyed frequent trips to Italy, especially Rome and the lake region of northern Italy. In later life, she fell in love with the South Carolina Low Country, frequently visiting Fripp Island.

Yolanda was married to her husband, Robert, whom she met in a study room in the University of Louisville library, for 47 years and was a beloved mother to her son, Crady. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, and friend. She will be sorely missed.

Yolanda was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Robert R. deGolian, son, Crady (Betsy), her beloved grandson, Cooper, and her brother, Lance Crady.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Pearson's, 149 Breckenridge Lane in St. Matthews. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Friday, October 6, at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 1395 Girard Drive, with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Academy, 3177 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Oct. 5, 2017
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