Blanche L. Yelle
Blanche L. Yelle, 99, of Brandy Brook Road, passed away Nov. 8, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Quebec, Canada, on June 6, 1920, the daughter of Oscar and Alda (Lefebvre) Martin.
Blanche married Clifton Yelle on July 2, 1938, in St. Patrick's Church in Chateaugay. Together, they owned and operated a dairy farm in Ellenburg Center, and Blanche also worked at the TruStitch Moccasin Corporation in Malone for 18 years, all while raising their loving family.
She enjoyed gardening and the beauty of her flowers, but most all was a dedicated and caring mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children, Garry Yelle and his companion Kay Lowell of Wilmington, N.C., Lee and Joan Yelle of Ellenburg Center, N.Y., Sharon and David Brewer of West Chazy, N.Y., and Ronna and Russell Trombley of Chateaugay, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Blanche is predeceased by her loving husband, Clifton; son, Gerald Yelle; granddaughter, Kristi Yelle; sisters, Losia (Wayne) Potter and Columbe (Earl) Humiston; brothers, William (Frances) Martin, Rene (Mildred) Martin, Andre Martin, Gerard Martin, and infant brother Gregoire Martin.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Rabideau Funeral Home in Ellenburg. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 1 p.m. in St. Edmund's Church in Ellenburg. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Ellenburg Center Fire Department.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting
Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the Rabideau Funeral Home, 5614 Route 11, Ellenburg.
Published on November 11, 2019


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Nancy Hawkins
Nov 14, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family
Mary Vondell
Nov 14, 2019
Ronna And Family, Sorry for the loss of your mom . Prayers and hugs to you . It very hard losing anyone especially your mom
Dick & Julie Jarvis
Nov 14, 2019
Ronna & Family,
We were sorry to hear of your mom’s death. I am in Nashville at Michelle’s until the 17th, unable to go to the wake. Our thoughts are with your family at this difficult time.
Jeff Yelle
Nov 13, 2019
Lily and Rose Tribute Spray was purchased for the family of Blanche L. Yelle by Jeff Yelle.  Send flowers
Randy or Schronce
Nov 12, 2019
Spring Has Sprung Mixed Basket was purchased for the family of Blanche L. Yelle by Randy or Schronce.  Send flowers
Keith & Sue Hamen
Nov 12, 2019
What a beautiful lady & wonderful Mom. God bless her soul with eternal life, and peace to all of her family.
Leah James
Nov 11, 2019
So sorry for your loss. I hope you find comfort in the memories. I love the stories you have shared about her. Praying for your family.