Elizabeth C. Yates

SALEM — Elizabeth C. Yates, 77, of Salem, died Friday at Salem Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 13, 1941, in Akron, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Julia (Joseph) Reaggle.

Mrs. Yates was employed in the maternity ward of St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. She also worked as a cosmetologist and owned Elizabeth’s Boutique in Salem. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death on May 17, 1979, by her husband, James Norman Yates, whom she married on May 26, 1965.

Survivors include two daughters, Julia (Robert) Vitko and Bridgita Yates, both of Leetonia; three sisters, Marian Barborak of Sharon, Pa., Adell Campana of Austintown and Melanie Garcia of Canfield; a brother, Charles Reaggle of Columbiana; two grandsons; and one great-grandson.

A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Leetonia with the Rev. Robert Edwards officiating. Burial will be in Dean Hill Cemetery in Canfield.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church in Leetonia or St. Paul Catholic Church in Salem.

Arrangements were handled by the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home in Leetonia.

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