The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 30, 2012

Gerald R. Young, 79, Northumberland


The Daily Item

— NORTHUMBERLAND — Gerald R. Young, 79, formerly of Northumberland, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Manor Care, Sunbury.

He was born Sept. 18, 1933, in Northumberland, a son of the late Elmer and Eva (Marks) Young.

Gerald was a graduate of Northumberland High School.

He retired as a sergeant from the Air Force after 20 years of service.

He was a member of St. Monica Church, Sunbury, and a former member of the Northumberland Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Gerald enjoyed golf, woodworking and reading.

He is survived by one son, Edward F. Young, of Northumberland; two brothers, Richard Young, of Selinsgrove, and William Young, of Tennessee; two sisters, Esther Lehman and Kay Wheeler, both of Georgia; and his former wife, Juanita V. Young, of Northumberland.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Shay.

A graveside service will be conducted at a later date in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

Funeral arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 309 Water St., Northumberland.