A resident of Chatham, Margaret Yott passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at the age of 78 after a courageous three year battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS).
She was the daughter of the late Wesley & Delma (nee Couture) Arnold.
Beloved wife & best friend of 58 years to Kenneth Yott.
Remembered always by her sons, Brian Yott (Penelope) & James Yott (Cynthia).
Grandmother of Sabrina (Chris Russell), the late Marley (2020), Latavia (Alan Buckley), Angelica, and Zachary.
Sister of Ruth Howlett and sister-in-law of Larry Yott (Francine).
Missed by several nieces and nephews.
Margaret retired as a Floral Designer after 30 years with Ross's and Pizazz Florals. She enjoyed spending time in her garden, making greeting cards and volunteering at the Active Lifestyle Centre. Ken & Margaret traveled to many places all over North America. She loved to spend time with her family at the farm. She was a kind, loving and generous soul - Margaret will be deeply missed by all those who knew her.
The Yott family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Misra, Ambulatory Care Nurses and the staff of the VON for their fantastic compassion and care for Margaret.
As per Margaret's wishes, cremation has taken place. Due to restrictions, a Private Family Service was held. A link to the service recording can be found by CLICKING HERE.
Interment at Arnold Cemetery and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be left for the family and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the VON or to LIHN through the Funeral Home website (www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com).