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Mary S. Yocum

June 22, 1953 ~ May 8, 2017 (age 63)
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Mary S. Yocum, 63 of Drums, passed away Monday morning at her residence following a three year illness.

Born in Hazleton, June 22, 1953, she was the daughter of Joseph Yocum, Drums; and the late Mary (Shindick) and had spent the past 29 years in Drums after moving from Hazleton.

Mary was a member of Saint Cyril and Methodius Parish at the Church of St. Joseph’s, Hazleton. She was a graduate of Hazleton High School in 1971, and a 1973 graduate of St Joseph’s Hospital School of Radiologic Technologies and went on to work at the hospital for 35 years. Mary was also a member of the LPSCU and enjoyed gardening, and was an avid animal lover who helped save many stray animals.

Surviving in addition to her father, are her siblings, Joseph Yocum and his wife Susan, Hazleton; Clare Sharp and her husband James, Drums; Anne Usiak and her husband Maurice, Drums; Paula Yocum-Lalicata, Drums; and James Yocum and his wife Agnella, Hazle Twp.; three nieces, Alanna, Gina and Donna Yocum and two nephews Joshua Ulshafer and Vincent Lalicata, Jr.

All services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.  Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East), 669 West Butler Drive, Drums is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to Junction Cat Rescue, checks payable to Director Christa Evanko, 145 Patriot Circle, Mt. Top, PA 18707 or to Carbon County Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation & Surgical Center's Inc., 7 Banner Road, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229.

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