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Harriet M. Yough

November 9, 1936 ~ January 25, 2019 (age 82)


Harriet M. Yough, 82, of Chicora, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord, Friday afternoon, January 25, 2019 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot.

Harriet was born in Petrolia on November 9, 1936.  She was the daughter of the late Ralph and Ethel Larimore Day.

She was a 1954 graduate of Fairview Twp. Karns City High School.  Harriet was a member of the Chicora United Methodist Church and had most recently been attending the Chicora Alliance Church.

She had been employed at Sugarcreek Rest, Montgomery Ward, and the Bon Ton.  Harriet was a member of the Bruin Bowling League, The Red Hat Society, and looked forward to golf outings with the ladies golfing group.  She enjoyed the company of family and friends, and most especially enjoyed watching her grandsons play baseball and soccer.

Surviving is her husband, W. Eugene “Gene” Yough, whom she married in Petrolia on August 28, 1954.   Also surviving are two daughters, Vicki Roome and her husband, Stan, Asheville, NC and Ginger Roupe and her husband, Chuck, of The Villages, FL; a son, Matthew T. Yough and his wife, Georgia, of Chicora; four grandsons, Nathan Roupe of Millersville, MD, Bill Roome (Brandy) of Asheville, NC, Matthew Yough and Tyler Yough of Chicora; a great grandson, James Roome of Ashville, NC; four brothers, Dick Day of East Butler, Regis “Biz” Day of Petrolia, Bob Day of Butler and Larry Day of Beaver; three sisters, Maxine Kamerer (Jim) of New Castle, Joyce Collier (Keith) of Butler, and Cindy Coleman of Petrolia, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Rodney “Skeet” Yough, a brother, Lewis Day, two sisters, June Griffiths and Joan Wirt.

The family extends sincere appreciation to the many medical professionals, care givers, and special friends who assisted and supported Harriet during her illness.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Chicora Alliance Church, 310 East Slippery Rock St., Chicora, with the Rev. Mark Wallace, church pastor, officiating.  Private interment will be in Hemphill Cemetery, Chicora.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Chicora Alliance Church, PO Box 251, Chicora, PA 16025 or to the Neuroendocrine Tumor Assistance Program Fund, 4700 Mellenia Lakes Blvd., Suite 410, Orlando, FL 32839.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora.  For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit

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