Frances Yokana


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Nassau Presbyterian Church
61 Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Frances Brown Yokana

Frances Brown Yokana, 92, of Princeton and Greensboro, Vermont, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018.  

Frances was born in Princeton, NJ and was a lifetime resident of Princeton. She graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 1948 and married Andre Yokana in 1954. In Princeton, she served as the president of the Present Day Club and was a member of Bedens Brook Country Club, the Nassau Club and the Contemporary Garden Club of Princeton and volunteered for numerous charitable organizations. She spent summers with her family in Greensboro, Vermont, where she was an active member of the community, and President of the Greensboro Association. She was an avid gardener and her gardens in Vermont were legendary. Her life was filled with family, friends and flowers.

Predeceased by her parents Frederic Hamilton Brown and Frances Churchill (Woolaver) Brown; she is survived by her husband of 64 years, Andre Yokana; her son, Davis Yokana; her daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Yokana and Blake Auchincloss; and her granddaughters, Alice and Anne Longobardo.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at 4pm at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Nassau Presbyterian Church.

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