Yvonne E. Leary, 69, of Fairfield, Maine passed peacefully and gracefully surrounded by her family on March 12, 2011, at her home. Yvonne was born in Waterville, Maine on December 20, 1941, to the late Edwin and Anita (Cyr) Daigle. She was a graduate of Waterville High School, class of 1961. Yvonne married Robert Leary on February 23, 1963, and had one son Michael. They resided in Fairfield for 48 years. In her later years, she was employed by the Alfond Youth Center as Director of the Kids Kitchen, and retired in November of 2010. She always referred to the Kids Kitchen as her fun retirement job. She lovingly was referred by all at the club as Memere. She enjoyed many hobbies such as computer games, country music, and reading. She had a loving and kind personality. Her biggest love was her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be sadly missed by her family and all who knew her. She is predeceased by her brother, Edwin Daigle and sister in-law Theresa Daigle; and brother in-law Reginal Leary. Yvonne is survived by her husband of 48 years, Robert Leary; a son Michael Leary; the love of her life and granddaughter Brianna Leary; two brothers Raymond Daigle and his wife Pearl, and Norman Daigle and his wife Lynn; brothers in-law, Raymond Leary and Partner Claire Pelletier, and Ronald Leary and his wife Hazel; sister in-law Kathryn Leary; brothers in-law Russell Leary and his wife Beverly and Ronald Leary; sister in-law Dodie Poulin and her husband Guy; brothers in-law Richard Leary and his wife Debbie and Roger Leary; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main Street, Fairfield, Maine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, High Street, Fairfield, Maine. Spring burial will be held at Saint Francis Cemetery, Waterville, Maine. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Kids Kitchen, c/o Alfond Youth Center, 126 North Street, Waterville, Maine 04901.