Robert M. Young 1937-2018

GIRARD — Robert M. Young, 81, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at his residence, following a short illness.

Robert was born Jan. 7, 1937, in Rossiter, Pa., the son of William and Blanche Roush Young.

Bob was a 1954 graduate of Marion Center Pennsylvania High School, a U.S. Army veteran and retired in 1999 from the maintenance department at Warren Fabricating Company, following 25 years of service.

Bob cherished activities with his great-grandson, whom he called “his buddy.” He enjoyed fishing, gardening and watching Ohio State and the Pittsburgh Steelers football games.

He occasionally attended the Girard First Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by a son, Robert E. (Tina) Young of Girard; a daughter, Cherie (Dennis) Lowe of Liberty; three grandchildren, Jessica (Ken) Maurer of Mantua, Brent (Mallory Moder) Lowe of Liberty and Jason Visci, serving in the U.S. Navy, Oak Harbor, Wash.; his great-grandson, Aiden M. Lowe; brother, Bruce (Peggy) Young of Warren; and two sisters, Crecia Huey and Dora Hudak, both of Alliance.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Lenea Gill Young, whom he married Oct. 4, 1958, and who died Aug. 28, 2008; a sister; and six brothers.

Funeral services will be noon Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, with the Rev. Debbie Dockstader officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the services Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Kerr Cemetery in Mineral Ridge.

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