Mary Lou Rote, formerly of Interlaken, passed away at Groton Nursing Facility on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at the age of 65.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Daisy Mae (McFall) Yonge; husband, Charles Rote, Jr.; a sister, Anna Buckert; and two nieces. She is survived by her son, Harold B. Yonge; three step-children, Lisa, Linda, and Kenneth; foster child, Patty; a sister, Betty (Robert) Blake; two brothers, Earl (Carol) Yonge and Fredrick (Maurean) Yonge; and her step-mother, Ella Mae Yonge.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at the Ness-Sibley Funeral Home, 23 South St., Trumansburg, with the Rev. John Kotun officiating.