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Margaret Jean (Hothouse) Yacone

April 14, 1926 ~ February 27, 2018 (age 91)

Margaret Jean Yacone, 91, of Easton, PA, passed away peacefully at Gracedale Nursing Home on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.

Margaret was born on April 14, 1926 in Milford, NJ, the daughter of the late Willard Hothouse and Viola (Dalrymple) Ciofalo.

Margaret was married to James I. Yacone for 58 years until his passing in 2002.

Margaret is survived by her three loving children, Yvonne Zulick and husband Thomas, James Yacone and wife Kathy, and Wendy Yacone; four grandchildren, Jon Zulick (Theresa), Michael Yacone (Lynn), Stephen Yacone (Stephanie), and Joseph Yacone (Jessica); and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Paul and Mala Hothouse.

To know her was to love her. There’s a place in our hearts that no one else shares, it will always be hers.

Calling hours will be held on Monday March 5, 2018 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in Morello Funeral Home, Inc., 3720 Nicholas Street, Easton, PA (Palmer Twp). Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Margaret’s memory may be made to the Center for Animal Health and Welfare, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton, PA 18042. Online condolences may be offered at

Donations may be made to:

Center for Animal Health & Welfare
1165 Island Park Road, Easton PA 18042

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