Susan Yawn

Susan Yawn Obituary

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Age - 66

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September 12, 2023

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Harrisburg, PA

Susan Beatrice Yawn, 65, of Harrisburg, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at her home. Born August 20, 1957, in Lawtey, FL, she was a daughter of the late Mack and Mildred (Prevatt) Carter. Susan was the widow of Lavell Yawn. She leaves behind her best friend, Cindy and her husband Jim Laverty; her daughter, Diana; and her granddaughter, Ariel. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

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