Mary A. Yobb

Mary A. Yobb, residing in Las Vegas, Nevada, age 69, entered into eternal life on Saturday, June 12, 2021. Born in Niskayuna, New York, on Wednesday, July 11, 1951, daughter of Frank Yobb, Jr and Elinor Yobb. Mary was a happy and ambitious woman, who would not take no as an answer. She enjoyed her family, crocheting, sewing, playing games of Tetris and sudoku, and keeping up to date with anything news related. She was a very selfless person, who made sure that everyone around her were elated. Beloved wife of the late William Smith m, a remarkable mother for her son Francis Yobb-Smith, & newly grandmother to granddaughter Sienna Yobb-Smith. Sibling of Katherine, Frances, Margaret, and Elinor. Stepmotherly figure to Luciann Grossman and stepgrandmotherly figure to Aleksandr Grossman, Stesha Grossman, Nicole Grossman, and Sara Grossman.

Mary graduated from Pace University in 1989 with a BFA in Theatre Tech & Theatre History. She previously worked as a wardrobe dresser and stitcher in the performing arts industry at the prestigious Paper Mill Playhouse and Prudential Center for 23 years. In 2014, the National Association of Professional Women Announced Mary A. Yobb, at the time, Owner at Tumble My Colors, LLC dba Color Me Mine, as a 2014 VIP Woman of the Year.

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  • george m fraggos
    July 11, 2021 5:06 am

    I with Mary on occasion at NJ PAC and got to know her at the Mill. She had been there a while when I arrived and was warm, welcoming and helpful. A very good soul. My dee[est condolences for her family and friends for a terrible loss.

  • Evelyn Schultz
    July 12, 2021 1:47 pm

    Sincere condolences to the family. I was a classmate of Mary in H.S.

  • Cynthia Weissman
    July 17, 2021 1:00 am

    I knew Mary from high school and had a conversation about her interesting work several years ago. I am very sad to hear of her passing and send my condolences to her family

  • gene beaudoin
    April 26, 2022 2:15 pm

    I too knew Mary from high school. She was always active at school a lot. Sad to hear she has passed.

  • Norman Dodge
    April 18, 2023 5:14 am

    Mary was a very sensitive, intelligent, kind and helpful person. She realized her dreams of working in theater and becoming a grandmother. We´ll miss her at high school reunions.


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