Obit and a small picture of Grannie

My Cousin Lea pointed me at the obituary that was printed in the local paper for my Grandmother. If you’re interested you can find it by searching the obituaries at I’m going to reprint it below for posterity’s sake, since newspapers have terrible issues with maintaining access to online content in the long term (I should know, I worked for them for ~6-7 years, and by way of example, try looking at the aforementioned for content that’s as old as, say, this website, which has more than 6 years worth of stuff tucked into it).

Grannie in the winter of 2006

== original obituary ===

LAKE LUZERNE — Laura B. Yule, age 82, of Allison Drive, died Wednesday morning, March 1, 2006, at Glens Falls Hospital.

Born on July 24, 1923, in Stamford, Conn., she was the daughter of Oliver and Wilma (Traub) Hoyt.

She was the wife of the late Arthur Yule, whom she married Dec. 25, 1942.

Laura moved from Long Island to Lake Luzerne in 1992.

She enjoyed reading, gardening, needlepoint, European travel and was a history buff.

Laura is survived by her four children: Jeffrey Yule and his wife, Veronica, of Syosset, N.Y., Candace Hamilton of Northport, N.Y., Jonathan Yule of Lake Luzerne, and Melissa Simon and her husband, Dan, of Lake Luzerne; 10 grandchildren: Scott Yule and his wife, Jenny, Justin Yule and his wife, Mimi, Lynette Yule, Susan Foreman and husband, Jack, David Hamilton, Kirsten Weck and heer husband, Brian, Jesse Hamilton, Lindsey Hamilton, Lea Simon and Christine Simon; four great-grandchildren: Nadine Foreman, Sabrina Foreman, JT Yule and Isabella Weck; one sister, Madelon VanSteenbergen and her husband, Paul, of Guilford, Conn.; one brother, Leonard Hoyt of Bethel, Conn.; and several nieces and nephews.

At Laura’s request, there are no funeral services or calling hours scheduled.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Laura’s memory to the Double H Hole in the Woods Ranch, 97 Hidden Valley Road, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846.

Arrangements are under the direction of Brewer Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Church St., Lake Luzerne.
Published in the Post-Star from 3/2/2006 – 3/3/2006.

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