Yvonne E. Pigeon, age 89, formerly of Philadelphia, died February 9, 2017 at Gwynedd Square Nursing Home in Upper Gwynedd. She had been in failing health.
She was the beloved wife of the late Paul Ratcheck and Robert Pigeon. Born in Philadelphia she was the daughter of the late William C. and Margaret M. (nee. Kelly) Riley.
As well as being a homemaker, Mrs. Pigeon worked in the Banking Industry for many years. She was a devout Catholic and was most recently a member of Corpus Christi Church.
Surviving are her daughters Margaret Moran of Lansdale and Charlotte Miller and her husband Robert of Cincinnati, OH, as well as 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Corpus Christi Church, 900 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, PA. 19446. Memorial contributions, in Yvonne’s name, may be made to Cure Childhood Cancer at www.curechildhoodcancer.org. Please select the Sam Robb Fund within the organization.
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