Obituary of George Edward Young
George Edward Young, 87 of Yorktown Heights, NY passed away in his sleep at home on Thursday, May 16, 2019, surrounded by his family. George was born on October 8, 1931 to Daniel and Elizabeth (MacIntosh) Young of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. On May 4, 1957 he married Ellison (White) in St. Catharines, Ontario.
George is survived by his wife Ellison, of 62 years; his 2 daughters, Deborah (Mark) Giordano, and Cheryl Frankild; 3 grandchildren Mark Jr. (Kimberly), Justin, Kyle, and 1 great grandchild Charli Grace, the love of his life, sister Mary Hunt of Nova Scotia; as well as many of Ellison’s brothers and sisters, their families and other relatives and friends.
He preceded in death by his parents, brother John William, wife Beatrice; sisters Theresa Hunt (Reggie) and Ann Marie Thurbide (Joe).
George and Ellison enjoyed family gatherings at their trailer in Jersey for years where swimming, barbequing, campfires, singing and a ton of laughs were shared. George entertained all with his playing of the guitar and singing all the old favorites. The Yankees were also a favorite, along with a good boxing match. He was truly a devoted husband and a loving father/grandfather.
A mass will be said in his honor on Monday, May 20th at 11:30 am at The Church of the Holy Spirit in Cortlandt Manor, NY.
George will be laid to rest at the Assumption Cemetery in Cortlandt Manor, NY.
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