Sister M. Yolanda DeFrancesco, a member of the Sisters of the Holy Family for 58 years, died in Fremont, California on November 5, 2010 at the age of 85.
Sister Yolanda ministered in Hawaii for 37 years, from 1964 until 2001, as a Religious Education Coordinator and Pastoral Associate in parishes in Mountain View, Honolulu, Kailua-Kona, and Kamuela. Upon Sister’s return to California she continued serving in Community Ministry in San Jose, California and in a Ministry of Prayer at the Motherhouse in Fremont.
A Mass of Christian Resurrection was celebrated at the Motherhouse Chapel of the Sisters of the Holy Family, 159 Washington Blvd., Fremont, California, on November 10, 2010. Burial took place at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, California.
Memorial Remembrances may be sent to the Sisters of the Holy Family, P.O. Box 3248, Fremont, CA 94539.