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83, of Richland Township, went to be with the Lord on June 13, 2017. Born on September 15, 1933, in Johnstown, daughter of John and Anna (Machto) Gallo. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, John R. Haywood; siblings, Sue Germack, Margaret Gallo, Irene Robb, Joe Gallo, Ann Sotack, Mary Stoner and a sister-in-law, Junata Gallo. She is survived by her son, John Jeffrey, married to the former Vivian Faris, Glendora, CA; daughter, Renee Lynn Haywood, Murfreesboro, TN; grandchildren, Travis Henry and Temma Theresa, both of Glendora, CA; brother, John, married to the former Mary Louise Duray, Westmont; brother-in-law, Donald Stoner, Johnstown and several nieces and nephews. Yolanda was a 1954 graduate of Johnstown High School. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. Yolanda was a member of the Johnstown Symphony Chorus for 52 years. She enjoyed singing and polka dancing. She loved socializing and will be remembered for her zest for life. At her family's request, there will be no public viewing or service. Private inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family is being served by the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Contributions may be directed to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1000 Scalp Avenue, Johnstown, PA 15904 in memory of Yolanda. On line condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com. Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home.
Published on June 15, 2017
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