In Memory of




Obituary for Mary York (Gilfoil)

Deceased Name: Mary York
Date of Birth: Wednesday, September 6, 1939
Date of Death: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Funeral services for Mary Agnes Gilfoil York, 83 of Jonesville, LA will be held at St. Gerard Catholic Church in Jonesville on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 10:00 AM with Father John Pardue and Father Louis Sklar officiating. Internment will follow at Woodland Cemetery in Jena under the direction of Young's Funeral Home - Jonesville.

Mary Agnes York was born on Wednesday, September 6, 1939 in Vicksburg, MS. and passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria , LA. She was a 4H agent and home economist for the LSU Cooperative Extension Service in Catahoula from 1962 to 2001. Mary was a resident of Jonesville and a member of St Gerard Catholic Church.

She is preceded in death by
Father-James "Jim" Gilfoil
Mother- Mary Agnes Hamley Gilfoil

She is survived by
Her husband of 50 years- Shelby York of Jonesville, LA
Daughter- Laura York Holloway and her husband Scotty of Baton Rouge, LA
Grandson- Hayden Holloway of Baton Rouge, LA
Sister- Dorothy Dyer of Orange, TX
Brother- Patrick Gilfoil and his wife Margaret of Omega, LA
Sister- Margaret Yerger and her husband Ed of Mound, LA
Brother- Bill Gilfoil and his wife Becky of Omega, LA
Brother- Johnny Gilfoil and his wife Susan of Tallulah, LA
Sister- Georgie Breard and her husband Chris of Gulfport, MS
Sister- Gail Graugnard and her husband Paul of Coldspring, TX
Sister- Susie Cangelosi and her husband Keith of Covington, LA

She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews

Pallbearers will be Scotty Holloway, Lyndon Bourgoyne, Harvey White, Roy Snyder, Eron Bourne and Pat McCaughey

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Gerard Catholic Church in Jonesville or charity of your choice.

The family will receive friends at Youngs Funeral Home in Jonesville from 8:00 AM til 9:45 AM, Monday, January 23, 2023. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit

This notice completed by: Craig Hawn, (318)757-3636