- Yolanda C. Hunter, 90, wife of the late Lawrence Hunter, died suddenly on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Millinocket. She was born September 13, 1926, in Portland, the daughter of Loreto and Beatrice (BeRose) Piacitelli.
Yolanda grew up in Portland with her family. She married Lawrence Hunter in the 1960's and moved to East Millinocket with him. Yolanda was a communicant of Christ the Divine Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Catholic Church. She enjoyed puzzles and Sudoku, and was always striving to keep her mind sharp. Yolanda especially loved spending time visiting with her grandchildren and her sister, who will all miss her.
She is survived by a step-son, Lawrence Hunter and his wife Gaby of Texas; six grandchildren, Janice Kaufman and her husband Eric, Jennifer Cox and her husband Kevin, John Coon and his wife Sybil, Jason Coon and his wife Michelle, Laura Hunter and her husband Brad, and Alex Hunter; five great grandchildren; a sister, Mary Grimaldi of South Portland; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Yolanda will also be missed by a special nephew, Paul Young, and her caregiver, Sharon Smythe. In addition to her husband, Yolanda was predeceased by two step children, Joy Coon and Michael Hunter, and her siblings, Philomena Carlista, Pasqualina Grimaldi, Elena Hersey, Martin Piacitelli, Anthony Piacitelli, and John Piacitelli.
Friends are invited to visit with the family 12-2 p.m., Monday, March 27, at the Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack Street, Millinocket, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Bruce Siket officiating. Spring interment will be at the East Millinocket Cemetery. Gifts in memory of Yolanda may be sent to the Katahdin Area Support Group, P.O. Box 374, Millinocket, ME 04462. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.
Published on  March 24, 2017