Mary T. Yates
Mary T. Yates Age: 76 • Burlington Mary T. Yates, 76, died in Burlington on April 5, 2017. She was born in Burlington on Oct. 27,1940, the daughter of William Randolph and Catherine (Duggan) Yates. She graduated from Cathedral High School in 1958 and received a BA in French from Trinity College in 1962. She was a French and Latin teacher for grades 7-12 for 26 years at Burlington High School, MSJ and on Long Island. She retired from teaching in 1988. Mary was a mezzo soprano and sang for funerals, weddings, concerts and recitals. She sang solos in Rome and in Quebec with her church choir. She was a cantor and a member of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Choir for many years. She will be remembered as the faithful "rosary lady" at the Cathedral before the 12:05 daily mass. Mary was predeceased by her parents; several aunts; uncles; and cousins. She is survived by several dear cousins around the country and several dear friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:05 p.m. on Friday, April 21 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Interment will follow in New Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mary's memory to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 20 Pine Street, Burlington, VT 05401. Arrangements are by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors. Visit burlingtonfreepress.com/obituaries to Express condolences and sign the guest book.
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