Yolanda Giansante, 97, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018, at Keuka Comfort Care Home, Penn Yan. She formerly lived at 222 East William St., Waterloo for 86 years and then moved to Clinton Crest Manor in Penn Yan.

In keeping with Yola’s wishes there will be no public calling hours. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 28 at St. Mary’s Church, 25 Center St., Waterloo. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Waterloo.

The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to Keuka Comfort Care Home, P.O. Box 107, Penn Yan N.Y. 14527.

Yola was born June 18, 1920 in Waterloo, the daughter of the late Peter and Mary (French) Giansante. She was a 1938 graduate of Waterloo High School and worked as an Accountant at Guaranteed Parts in Seneca Falls for 40 years. Yola was a member of the Catholic Daughters Court Theresa #806 and St. Mary’s Church.

Yola is survived by her brother, Samuel (Mary) Giansante of Clarence, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Yola was predeceased by her brothers, Joseph, Albert, Guido and Romulus French, Patrick Giansante; and sister, Mary Altimari.