08 March 2012

Cordelia Yelle Obituary


Miss Cordelia Yelle, 74, who had been in failing health for some time, passed away at midnight at her home, 64 Main Street.

Miss Yelle was born at Black Brook on Feb. 10, 1874, the daughter of the late Octave and Cleofia Feucreault Yelle.  For many years, she worked for Stern's department store in New York City.  She had resided in Saranac Lake for the past 11 years.

She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Ida Rondeau and Mrs. James Disco, both of this village.

The body is reposing at Keough Memorial chapel.  Funeral services will be conducted at 9 o'clock Thursday morning in St. Barnard's church.  The body will be placed in the vault to await burial in the spring.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Saranac Lake, NY, Tuesday, March 9, 1948

(Cordelia was my great-great aunt on my mother's side. )

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