Joan E. Yantz, 78, Formerly of North Ferrisburgh


LAKELAND, Fla. — Joan E, Yantz, 78, formerly of North Ferrisburgh, passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021 in Springfield, Mass.

She was born on May 3, 1942, in North Hyde Park, Vt., the daughter of Arthur and Phyllis (Kidder) Rivait.

Her hobbies were crochet, outings with family, and playing cards

Joan is survived by her children Vikki Brown, Lisa Yantz, Jody Hornbeck, Carrie Yantz, and Tim Yantz; several grandchildren; her sister Brenda Owen and her brother Richard Rivait; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sister Tamara Thomas.

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, at North Ferrisburgh Cemetery. To send online condolences to her family visit For those who can’t attend the graveside service, a video of the service will be located on the bottom of obituary on the Brown McClay website.◊

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