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Janet E. Yenyo

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Date published: 8/12/2014

Janet E. Yenyo

Janet E. Yenyo, 74, of Fredericksburg passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, with her loving family at her side.

Jan was born Aug. 30, 1939, in Johnstown, Pa., and moved to the Washington, D.C., area in 1963. She worked as a legal secretary for more than 20 years at some of Washington's most prestigious law firms. She loved planning parties and playing duplicate bridge and especially enjoyed wine tasting, dining out, playing golf and traveling. She was an avid reader. Most of all, she enjoyed being with all five of her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Alexander; son Alexander Yenyo Jr., wife Susan and their children, Paige, Casey and Hailey, all of Springfield; daughter Amy Yenyo-Hecht, husband Alex and their children, Chance and Marin, all of Arlington; and brother William Koch and wife Mary of Gainesville.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg, followed by a service by the Rev. Carbaugh of Christ Lutheran Church. Private interment will be Aug. 14 at Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.