Obituary: Gail S. Yonge

Gail S. Yonge, 83, of Penn Yan, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 at Rochester General Hospital. 

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held Thursday, Aug. 13 from 4-6 p.m. at the Weldon Funeral Home, 102 E. Main St., Penn Yan. Memorial donations may be made to either the First Baptist Church of Penn Yan or The First Baptist Church of Dundee. 

Gail was born Oct. 28, 1936 the daughter of the late Leighton and Marie Sorensen Shaw. Gail retired as a Elementary Music Teacher from Penn Yan School after 33 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Penn Yan  where she was the Choir Director for many years. She always had a yard full of flowers that she loved to share with family and friends. She enjoyed traveling to all of the dirt tracks with her son, Lance, going to Florida, and also spent as much time as she could at the cottage. 

Gail is survived by her husband of 58 years, Richard (Whit) Yonge; sons, Lance (Kissy) Yonge of Penn Yan, Phillip (Stephanie) Yonge of Fla.; a daughter, Mrs. (Micheal) Segrid Dombroski of Dundee; and grandchildren, Kirsten, Takla, Brienna, Kaitlin, and Megan. 

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Posted online on August 11, 2020