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Yolanda A. Monteforte 1930-2020

NILES — Yolanda A. Monteforte, 89, of Niles, passed away at 6:26 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 13, 1930, in Niles, the daughter of Rocco and Vera Vecchione Flaviano.

Yolanda was a 1948 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and was employed at Strouss Department Store in Warren. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Niles. She enjoyed crafts, flowers, traveling, gardening, cooking, baking, collecting, casino trips and garage sales.

She will be deeply missed by her husband, Luke Monteforte, whom she married April 18, 1953; two sons, Alan Monteforte, at home and Jeffery Monteforte and his wife, Sharlene of Broadview Heights, Ohio; four grandchildren, Brock Monteforte and his wife, Tracy, Eric Monteforte, Troy Monteforte and Trevor Monteforte; and a great-grandson, Gregory Monteforte.

She was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Monteforte; two brothers, Rocky Flaviano and Anthony “Butch” Flaviano; and three sisters, Laura Biviano, Violet Kish and Mary Bufwack.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Due to the current health situation, social distancing measures are expected to be observed, and friends coming to pay respects to the family are kindly asked to promptly depart the funeral home after doing so. Facial coverings are strongly recommended please.

Funeral services will be private.

Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank Grace Hospice for its kind and compassionate care for Yolanda.

Material contributions can be made to Grace Hospice, 7206 Market St., Suite B, Youngstown, Ohio 44512.

Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Family and friends may visit www.josephrossifuneralhome.com to view this obituary and send condolences to Yolanda’s family.

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