Sara Yausie, a former Buffalo resident and active community volunteer, died July 31, 1999, in Medical City Dallas Hospital after a brief illness. She was 77.
Born in Buffalo and a 1940 graduate of Grover Cleveland High School, Mrs. Yausie worked at Postal Telegraph for a year and at Remington Rand Corp. for four years.
She was married to Lloyd Yausie of Tavistock, Ont., for 45 years. The couple moved to Dallas in 1955.
In Dallas, Mrs. Yausie worked for 25 years at the Beef Baron restaurant in the Dallas Hilton hotel before retirement.
Active during her retirement, Mrs. Yausie helped others by volunteering at several charitable organizations in the Dallas area.
Mrs. Yausie also was first vice grand sultana of the Alhambra, a group that helps developmentally disabled children. She also helped start a scholarship fund for children that was named in her honor. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus, St. Monica Senior Citizens and Christ the King Catholic Church seniors organizations.
Mrs. Yausie was remembered for her Italian cooking and yearly visits to Buffalo and Canada to visit family members and friends.
In addition to her husband, survivors include a sister, Connie Gimbrone.
Services were held Aug. 4 in Dallas. A memorial Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday in Annunciation Catholic Church, Lafayette Avenue and Grant Street.