September 21, 2008
Mr. Yannone was born in Catskill on May 21, 1917 to the late Alex and Julia DeSimone Yannone. He was a graduate of Catskill High School and was employed by Greene County to maintain their buildings and grounds for many years.
Mr. Yannone is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Gerald (Betty) Townley of Athens; grandson Gerald Townley, Jr. and his wife Marge Townley of Ravena; granddaughter, Mrs. Michael (Linda) Hall of Albany; seven grandchildren: Shayla, Kiernan, Larissa, and Jarred Townley, Lindsay, Leigha, and Logan Hall; sister Jean Phillips of Catskill as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Mabel Spalding Yannone on March 22, 2005 in addition to four brothers: Alex, Tony, Frank, and George Yannone and three sisters: Antoinette Peters, Adeleine Sheets, and Laura Halpin.
A Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday, September 24 at 11 a.m. in the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home at 139 Jefferson Heights in Catskill with Sr. Mary L. Mazza, Parish Life Director of the Church of St. Patrick officiating. Interment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, his family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Capital Region Medical Research Foundation at 23 Hackett Blvd in Albany, NY 12208 to the attention of "Urology".