Mary Yahn

YAHN, Mary Margaret, 87, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 17 in Winter Park, Florida, with all of her children at her side.

Mary was born October 8, 1925 in Weston, West Virginia, to Perry and Bridget Dolan Francis.

Her early years were spent living and working with her aunts and uncle at the Dolan Hotel in Orlando, West Virginia. After graduating from St. Patrick’s High School, she worked as a telephone operator until her marriage to John upon his return from WWII in 1946. They moved to Wheeling, West Virginia, where they resided until 1970 when her husband’s work brought them to Florida.

Mary was a wonderful mother and a woman of great faith. She dedicated her life to raising her family and participated in various ministries both at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Wheeling and Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church here in Florida for the last 35-plus years.

Mary is preceded in death by her husband John and eldest daughter Judith Accrocco.

She is survived by three daughters, Sarah Norris, Kathryn Ginn and Janet Everman and one son, Mark Yahn; 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, March 20 6-8 p.m. Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, 7520 Aloma Avenue, Winter Park.

A funeral Mass will be held Thursday, March 21 at 1 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 5300 Old Howell Branch Road, Winter Park.

Interment will be immediately following Mass.

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