Monson-Yvonne M. (Yandow) McClosky, 92, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020. Yvonne was born September 22, 1928 in Palmer, MA to the late Edward and Anna (Paradee) Yandow. She has been a longtime resident of Monson. Yvonne retired from Zero Manufacturing after many years as a spot welder there. She was a communicant of St Patrick's Church and active at the Monson Senior Center. She was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed traveling. She and her husband Joe, enjoyed celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a family cruise. She was an avid scrabble player and belonged to the Senior Center Pitch club. She enjoyed crocheting beautiful kitchen towels and baking. She really made the most of life and loved the company of family and friends. She especially adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Yvonne was predeceased by her husband Joseph W. McClosky, Sr in 2011 ,a daughter Janice A. Griffin in 2009 and her two sisters, Doris Hope and Alma McDonald. She leaves her Son Joseph W. McClosky Jr and his wife Amy of Monson; daughter, Deborah Marvell of Lowell, MA; son in-law, Michael E. Griffin of Hopedale, MA; a sister, Anna Maliga of Springfield; eight grandchildren, Michael Griffin of Hendersonville NC, Marie Doyen and husband Ben of Douglas MA, Joseph Griffin and wife Tasha of Hopedale MA, Joshua McClosky and wife Lara of Antonio TX, Danielle Borozinski of New Boston NH, Jeremiah McClosky and wife Chella of Belleview IL, Karissa Ruiter and husband Jeremy of Enfield CT, and Trevor Marvell of Lowell MA. and eleven great grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 4-7pm in Lombard Funeral Home in Monson. Friends and family are invited to gather at 12 Noon in Lombard Funeral Home Thursday, October 22, 2020 to form a procession to Bethany Cemetery in Monson for a 1pm graveside service.
In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation in Yvonne's memory to the Bright Focus Foundation 22512 Gateway Center Drive Clarksburg, MD 20871,/ www.brightfocus.org
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