Winifred (Monnich) YanityOctober 12, 1925 ~ May 13, 2017 (age 91)
Winifred (Monnich) Yanity, 91, of Greensburg, died Saturday, May 13, 2017, peacefully in her sleep at her daughter's home. She was born Oct. 12, 1925, in Forbes Road, a daughter of the late John and Margaret O'Dowd Monnich. She was a devout Catholic and an active member of St. Bartholomew Church and the Rosary Altar Society. Winifred was an alumna of Seton Hill University and retired as a teacher of science for the Hempfield Area School District. She was proud to be a coal miner's daughter and was the last surviving member of John and Margaret's family. Married in 1956, she was a career soldier's wife, and her family was her pride and joy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Maj. Harry P. Yanity Jr., in 2004; and her nine siblings; John, Tom and Mike Wallace, Jake and Bill Monnich, Lillian Wallace Lomicka, Rita Rose Monnich Matro, Meg Monnich Schwartz and Margo Monnich Matro. She is survived by her daughter, Winifred Yanity Lehman (Kevin); four grandchildren, Kevin Jr., Monnicha Queen (Corey) and Meredith and Jared Lehman; and numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Winifred from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Parting prayers will be held in the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Bartholomew Church, Crabtree, with her nephew, Father Justin Matro, OSB, celebrating. Interment will follow in Calvary Hill Cemetery, Crabtree. Winifred's family has entrusted her care to the Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., Greensburg. To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences, or for directions, please visit us at www.pantalone.com. Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.