Mary Teresa Monteleone Yankavitch, 86, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014, in the Wheeling Hospital.

She was born in Wheeling, WV, on January 5, 1928, daughter of the late, Leonard and Teresa Belfiore Monteleone.

Mary was a homemaker and a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph W, in 2007; three brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are her children, Mary Ann Yankavitch, Wheeling, Patricia (Richard) Byrd of Lansing, Ohio, and Mike Yankavitch of Dallas, WV. Also surviving are three grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Monday, July 7, 2014, from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m., at Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Ave, Wheeling, WV (304-277-2722) with Brother John Byrd, F.M.F officiating.

Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 301 Grant Street, Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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