Peacefully and surrounded by her family, Janet Lynn Yakich (Hood), 80, of Monaca passed away Wednesday, December 14th, 2022.
Janet will be lovingly remembered by her brother, Gary Bailey (Jackie Henderson); children, Michael Yakich, Susan Lorenz (Blaise Sava), Thomas (Kelly) Yakich, and Melissa Yakich; a daughter in law, Sharon Yakich: her grandchildren, Nicole Yakich, Alec (Liz) Yakich, Stephanie Lorenz, Steven (Corinne) Lorenz, Blaise Sava II; and great-grandchildren, Isabella & Kayden Yakich, Tegan & Jaxon Yakich, Finnley, Paisley, & Bowden Lorenz, and numerous other family members and friends.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Francis J. Yakich, her son, Frank Yakich, and mother, Mary Bailey.
Janet was born on November 11th, 1942, in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. She was a Graduate of Monaca High School in 1960. She and her family enjoyed traveling the country, camping, and exploring from coast to coast. Janet also loved gardening and birdwatching. She was also a valued employee of Automated Health Systems for many years.
Family and friends will be received Sunday, December 18th, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Simpson Funeral & Cremation Service, 1119 Washington Ave. Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061. A Funeral Mass will be served on Monday, December 19th, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, 115 Trinity Dr. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania 15001. A burial service will follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery, 1270 Chapel Rd. Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061.
The family would like to send special thanks to our neighbors, Laura and George Bisbey, for their love and support. Also, a special thanks to the staff at Gateway Hospice- particularly Katrina and Judy, for providing such wonderful care and compassion over the last 2 years.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Beaver County Humane Society.
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