Laura Ann Yates

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 December 2019 at 2:44 pm

Laura YatesLaura Ann Yates, 44, of Medina, went to be with the Lord on Tue., Dec. 24, 2019 at her home while she slumbered. She was born on Oct. 18, 1975 in Medina, a daughter of John and Margie (Watts) Stachewicz Jr.

Laura graduated from Medina High School in 1992 and worked as a developmental aide for the State of New York and The Arc. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was a devoted mother to her son, Jacob, and a loving aunt to her nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Laura is survived by her son, Jacob; siblings, Kim (Josh) Phillips of South Carolina, Christopher Stachewicz of Buffalo, and Katherine Stachewicz of Shelby Center; many aunts and uncles; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and her former husband, Heath Yates of Medina.

Relatives and friends may call on Sat., Jan. 4, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Antioch Anabaptist Church, 4649 Alabama Road, Shelby Center (Medina) NY 14103, where a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. with the pastor, Rev. Steven Pawley, officiating. Burial will be private for the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the family to help in the raising of Jacob.

Arrangements were entrusted to Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina NY 14103. Please light a candle or share a memory of Laura at