Lillian Electa (Blaney) Yaggie

November 27, 1929 ~ March 12, 2020 (age 90)


Lillian Electa Blaney Yaggie was born on November 27th, 1929 to Perry W. Blaney. She was a life-long resident of Canton Pa. and passed away on March 13th, 2020 after a brief illness. Most people knew and loved her as "Mamie". 

She led an active life enjoying many hobbies, worked in various jobs in her hometown from retail to manufacturing and co-business owner of Yaggie's Appliance Service. A "people-person" who enjoyed crocheting, gardening, chair caning and being a home maker. She was a member of the Red Hatters Association and a life member of VFW Post #714 Ladies Auxiliary. She was an avid readerenjoyed John Wayne movies and loved the mouse in Tom & Jerry. 

Her sense of humor was one-of-a kind, loved by those who knew her, warm hearted, caring and was someone you would never hear complain. She loved the outdoors and was someone who was always on the move. 

She married Kenneth Yaggie on December 19th, 1947 and together they shared 46 years until his passing on March 16th, 1993. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and her greatest life pleasures were her home and family. 

Predeceased by brothers: Dennes Lee Blaney and William (Bill) Blaney; sisters: Betty Blaney Grey and Mariette Blaney Greenough; brother-in-law: Hugh Greenough and son-in-law Jim Sherwood. 

Survived by daughter Karen (Yaggie) Sherwood and family; granddaughter Brenda (Sherwood) married to Mike Spencer with great granddaughters Megan Elizabeth, Melissa Mae and Michaela Electa Spencer of Fairbanks, Alaska. Granddaughter Jennifer Sherwood and Michael Shadduck of Shunk Pa. 

Survived by son Kevin and Nancy (Johnston) Yaggie and family; granddaughter Rachel (Yaggie) married to Mathew Totoritis with great granddaughter Adelaide Rose Totoritis of Pottstown Pa. Granddaughter Jillian (Yaggie) married to John Joshua Knecht with great grandson John Emerson Knecht of Centerville Pa. 

Also survived by her special niece and one of her closest friends; Connie Greenough Chilson of Sayre Pa. 

Mamie did not want a funeral service. Her favorite charities she contributed to are the American Cancer Society and Western Alliance Emergency Services. Mamie’s family asks to please donate to one of these charities in her memory instead of sending flowers. ( 

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