Peacefully, surrounded by her family at C.E.E. Hospital Petrolia, Margaret Yacks passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013 at the age of 78. Loving wife of the late Harvey Yacks (2007). Cherished mother to Patricia (Murray) Mitchell, Elmer (Cheryl) Yacks, Trudie Yacks (Pete McGill), Clarice Wagner (Rick Sellars), Clifford (Patti) Yacks, Norma (Paul) Somr, and Rose (Rob) Wauthier. Devoted grandmother to 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Survived by her sisters Grace Armitage, Jean Embury, Lois Dramnitzke, Elaine Horner and her brother Melvin McRae. Predeceased by her parents Kenneth and Viola McRae, sister Ruby Burgess, brothers Allan McRae, Alex McRae, and Frank McRae, and also by her son-in-law Allen Wagner. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, 4059 Petrolia Line, Petrolia, where a funeral service will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Interment in Oil Springs Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca), or the Voice of Truth Church, Oil Springs. Memories, pictures and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.