Carmen Evans Yacabucci, 75, of Clearfield died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at the Clearfield Hospital. She was born July 3, 1938 in Morrisdale, a daughter of the late William Kenneth and Esther (Hubler) Evans.
Mrs. Yacabucci was employed as an operator and also in the business office at Bell Telephone, Clearfield. She also worked as a library aide in the Clearfield Elementary School System and later served as the assistant director of the Clearfield Chapter of the American Red Cross Association.
She was a 1956 graduate of Clearfield Area High School and a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield, where she was an active part of the choir. As music played an important role in her life, she was also a member of the Clearfield Choral Society, the Trinity Methodist Church Choir, C.A.S.T. of Clearfield and served as president of the Clearfield Area High School Music Boosters. During her involvement at C.A.S.T., she participated in several plays and two Broadway musical reviews. She had also served as the campaign chairman of the Clearfield Community Concert Association.
She is survived by her husband, Frank R. Yacabucci, whom she married June 23, 1962 in St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield; a daughter, Janet Yacabucci of Corpus Christi, TX; a sister, Jane Evans of Washington; a brother, W. Kenneth and his wife, Nancy Evans Jr. of Cleveland, Ohio; several nephews and a niece.
A Mass of Christian burial will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield, with Msgr. Henry L. Krebs as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery, Clearfield.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield.
A Christian Vigil Service will be held at 5:45 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 275 21st St., Clearfield; the American Red Cross, 109 N. Brady St., Suite 2, DuBois, PA 15801; or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
To sign the online guestbook, go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.