O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Florence T. Yarnes

Florence T. Yarnes, age 86, of Front Avenue, Salamanca, New York died Monday, February 3, 2014 at Olean General Hospital, Olean, New York following a short illness.

Born on October 1, 1927 in Salamanca, New York she was the daughter of the late John & Frances Neseske Kochaniec. She was married on June 7, 1947 in Salamanca, New York to Mr. Kenneth Yarnes who predeceased her in 2008.

Mrs. Yarnes had been employed as a waitress at the Hideaway Restaurant in Steamburg, New York for many years. Previously, she had worked as a nurse's aide at the former Salamanca Nursing Home.

She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish. She was an avid reader, enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, gardening and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Surviving are: 4 sons, Richard (Laura) Yarnes, Ashland City, Tennessee, Dean (Becky) Yarnes, Great Valley, New York, Mark (Britta) Yarnes, Portville, New York, David (Gina) Yarnes, Fort Mill, South Carolina; a daughter Carol (Lynn) Weaver, Salamanca, New York; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; a brother, Louis Kochaniec, Colorado; a sister, Natalie LaBounty, New Jersey; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by several brothers and sisters.

There will be no visitation.

Friends may attend a Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Peace Parish on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10 A.M. with Rev. Patrick Melfi, pastor, as celebrant.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Salamanca, New York.

E-condolences can be sent to john @ orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.