First Posted: 10/6/2010
Christine Grabousky Nole Haddad Yocum, Bethlehem, formerly of Scranton, died Monday, Sept. 27. Her husband of 22 years is Ralph Yocum Sr. Her former husband, Elias Haddad, died in 1987.
Christine was born in Scranton on January 23, 1918, daughter of the late Julia and William Grabousky. Christine enjoyed a long and healthy 92 years of life.
Christine was blessed with four children; daughters, Christine Nole Evans and her husband David, Bethlehem, JoAnn Nole Seal and her husband Paul, Saratoga, Ca., Shirley Nole Lewis De Bowe and her husband Benjamin, Lantana, Fla. and a son, Elias Haddad and his wife Mary Ellen, Taneytown, Md.; seven grandchildren; Kathy Kelly, Douglas Evans, Paul Seal Jr., Bradley Evans, Jeffrey Lewis, Michael Haddad and Susan Haddad and 13 great -grandchildren; a sister Mary Ceccoli of Scranton and a brother, Edward Grabousky of Jessup, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister Clara Caglia.
Grave side services were to be at the The Milwaukee Cemetery Saturday, Oct. 2.
Memorial donations may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 300 Mulberry Street, Suite 305, Scranton, PA 18503-1225 or Court Street United Methodist Church, 816 Court Street, Scranton.
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