Nancy Jean Yarb MeronenSeptember 15, 1957 ~ September 10, 2017 (age 59)
POLAND - Nancy Jean Yarb Meronen, 59, passed away Sunday afternoon, Sept. 10, 2017, following a nine-month battle with cancer.
Nancy was born Sept. 15, 1957, in Youngstown, a daughter of William and Margaret Roberts Yarb. She was raised in Youngstown and spent much of her adult life living in Pacific Palisades, Calif., returning to the Mahoning Valley in the Spring of 2016.
She was a 1975 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio University. Nancy also earned a Masters degree in computer graphics from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where she lived for 15 years.
A fun-loving person, Nancy enjoyed gardening and was fond of Persian and Himalayan cats. She loved cooking, especially her mom’s recipes, and she enjoyed travel. She truly loved raising and caring for her family.
Nancy is survived by her parents, William and Margaret Yarb; two daughters, Hayley Meronen and Mia Meronen; and three sisters, Kathleen (Dr. Louis) Lyras, Denise Beil, and Susan (Todd) Peterson.
There will be no calling hours or services.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.