Frances A. Yant
Frances A. Yant, age 86, of Tucson, AZ, and formerly Minerva, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, in Tucson, AZ.
Born May 28, 1925, in Mechanicstown, she was a daughter of Clarence and Iva (Tinlin) Ray.
She was a housewife and worked at Liberty Bell in Minerva and Republic Steel in Canton. She was a member of Minerva First Presbyterian Church, a 1943 graduate of Minerva High School and a past matron of Esther Chapter #120 Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by a son, Ronald (Rosemary) Yant of Tucson, AZ; a granddaughter, Jennifer (Jason) Bator of Tucson, AZ; and two great grandchildren, Tyler and Kassidy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Yant, who died in 2001; a sister, Vera Peters, and a brother, Carl Ray.
Funeral services will be Monday, Jan. 9 at 1 p.m. in Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Rev. Ben George officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday 2-5 p.m. in the funeral home where Eastern Star Services will be held at 2 p.m. Those wishing to share condolences or a fond memory may sign the register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.