Obituary of Yvonne B. Donnelly
Yvonne B. Deveau Donnelly, 84, of Cornelius, N.C., passed away on December 16 2021.
She was born November 26, 1937 in Queens, NY. She was the youngest daughter of Lucy (Comeau) and Martin Deveau who were both born in Nova Scotia, Canada.
On May 10, 1958, Yvonne married her high school sweetheart, who she met when she was 11 years old, Martin A. A. Donnelly in Rosedale, N.Y.
Yvonne and Marty lived in West Babylon, NY until the 1980’s when they moved upstate to Andes, NY. Yvonne worked for the family-owned insurance business until she started her own daycare. Yvonne and Marty enjoyed traveling to Florida with family and some very special friends.
In July 2019 they moved down to North Carolina, where they spent time with their son Marty and daughter-in-law Audrey before moving into Atria due to Yvonne’s declining health.
Yvonne is predeceased by her beloved husband Marty, daughter-in-law Margaret Donnelly, parents, sister Hilda, and two brothers-in-law’s.
Yvonne is survived by her, son Marty (Audrey) of China Grove, N.C., son Michael (Marianne) of Smithtown, N.Y., son Steve of Wading River, N.Y.; her daughters Margaret of Massapequa, N.Y., and Ellen (Keith) Mable of Brewerton, N.Y., as well as by her grandchildren, Kelly Nellums, Sean Donnelly, Timothy Donnelly, Megan Donnelly, Kaitlyn Donnelly, Kelsey Donnelly, Kristin Donnelly, Allison and Jack Mable, three great-grandchildren, sister Delores Pancrazi as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held Monday, December 27, 2021 from 4-7PM at MacArthur Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Delhi, NY. A Mass will be celebrated at 11:30AM on Tuesday, December 28 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Andes. Burial will be held at the Andes Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.
Please visit www.macarthurfh.com to share a condolence with Yvonne’s family.