Mary Yates

Obituary of Mary Yates

August 31, 2017 Wife of Jerome W. Yates, MD; dear mother of Elizabeth

(Jason) Yates-Horton and Sarah (Zachary) Kaus; dear grandmother

of Grace Horton and Madison Kaus; sister of Michael (Charlotte), Mark,

Kevin, and the late John (Mary Ellen) McAuley and Maureen (James) LoBue.

She was the Aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. Mary was a graduate of

Mount Mercy Academy, the University of Vermont School of Nursing (BSN)

and Boston College (MSN). She was a Public Health Nurse for the Vermont

Health Department, a maternal-child educator in Washington, DC and subsequently

worked for Univera Health Plan as a maternal-child educator.

She was active in the Orchard Park PTO, served on the Selection Committee

for OPHS "Pride" for 15 years and was a member of St. Bernadette

RC Church. She was an avid gardener, enjoyed traveling with her family,

and was thrilled by her grandchildren.

Relatives and friends may visit the F. E. BROWN FUNERAL HOME 6575 E.

Quaker St. on Monday from 4-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated

at St. Bernadette RC Church, 5930 S. Abbott Rd., Orchard Park, on Tuesday morning

at 10 a.m. Please assemble at church.

In lieu of flowers:

Memorials may be made to:

Roswell Park Alliance Foundation

Elm and Carlton Streets

Buffalo, NY 14263

Dedicated to breast cancer research.