Yolanda A. Dent, 76, of Bradford, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2012, in Bradford Regional Medical Center.
She was born September 4, 1935, in Harrisburg, a daughter of Edward and Margaret Fickler Myers. On May 18, 1957, in Bradford, she married James R. Dent, who died December 28, 2004.
She was a 1955 graduate of St. Bernard School.
Mrs. Dent was employed by the former Corning Glass Works in Bradford for 38 years, retiring in 1990.
She loved animals and she especially enjoyed spending time with her “granddogs” Lily and Max.
Mrs. Dent is survived by one daughter, Kathy (Fred Gainer) Neilly of Bradford: one sister, Bonnie (Allen) Kibbie of Olean; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Steve Dent, and one brother, Tom Myers.
The family will receive friends at the Mascho Funeral Home on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time a memorial service will be held with the Rev. Leon Canfield, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating.
Memorials may be made to the McKean County SPCA, PO Box 113, Bradford, PA, 16701.
Funeral arrangments are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home Inc..