Mary Ellen Yourth

Mary Ellen Yourth, 53, of Pompton Lakes, passed away on February 1, 2019.

The daughter of William and Dorothy LaMond, Mary Ellen grew up in Roselle and had been a resident of Pompton Lakes for the last 20 years. She earned her Master's Degree in finance from Pace Univeristy and was employed as a tax accountant for Prudential Financial.

Mary Ellen was selfless and giving by nature, volunteering with several organizations including Homeless Solutions. She also organized events for the underprivelaged and served as a Girl Scout leader. Mary Ellen was happiest when spending time with her family, especially her daughters.

Mary Ellen is survived by her husband of 22 years, David; her daughters, Madison and Aubrey; her mother, Dorothy; her sister, Theresa Pego and her husband Manuel; her niece, Carmen; her nephews, Manuel, Daniel, and Nicholas; her great niece, Autumn; and her great nephew, Daniel, Jr. She was predeceased by her father, William; and her sister, Lindna McKenna.

Visiting hours will be held from 9:30 am to 11:30 am Monday, February 4 at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. A funeral Mass will follow at 12:00 pm at Holy Spirit RC Church, Pequannock. Cremation will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary Ellen's memory to Homeless Solutions would be greatly appreciated by her family. Donations can be made online at or mailed to Stephanie Cicale, Chief Development Officer, 3 Wing Drive, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927.