They were married at St. Mary the Morningstar Church in Pittsfield, MA on August 18, 1956. Before retirement Mr. Yannone was a pressman at the Berkshire Eagle. Mrs. Yannone, the former Connie Dillon, worked at Martin Marietta, now known as General Dynamics.

The couple have two children, Lisa Welch of Laconia,NH and Joseph Yannone and his wife Becky of Pittsfield.They have five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Mr. Yannone resides at Hillcrest Commons in Pittsfieldand Mrs. Yannone resides at Berkshire town in Pittsfield.