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James Roger Young, 78

November 06, 2009

APRIL 23, 1931-NOV. 3, 2009

FREDERICK, Md. -- Mr. James Roger Young, 78, of Frederick, Md., died on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at the Kline Hospice House. He was the husband of 54 years to Rochelle Troiano Young.

He was born in Apollo, Pa., on April 23, 1931, a son of the late Ralph F. Young and Katherine Rodgers Young Nardulli.

Mr. Young was a graduate of Vandergrift High School   (Pennsylvania) Class of 1950. He proudly served his country  during the Korean War in the United States Army. He then attended and graduated from University of Pittsburgh in 1959 with a degree in accounting and finance. Later, he became a certified public accountant and was a life member of the Pennsylvania Institute for CPA. He retired as the finance director for Washington County, Md.

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He was a member of the Sons of Italy in Vandergrift, Pa.; Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Frederick;  John R. Webb VFW Post No. 3285, Frederick;  AMVETS Valley Memorial Post No. 9, Middletown; Francis Scott Key American Legion Post No. 11, Frederick; and the Owls Club,   Frederick. Mr. Young was a stamp collector and avid golfer, and through his work in Washington County, received a life membership at Black Rock Golf Course.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, James R. Young II and his wife Catherine Harper of Germantown, Md., Becky Young of Frederick, Md., and William A. Young and his wife Kerri of Frederick, Md.; one brother, Ralph Young of Burlington, Vt.; one sister, Jean Klawiter of Rockford, Mich.; six grandchildren, Kimberly R. Young, April M. Young, Timothy A. Moore Jr., Sarah K. Mott, Dayton A. Young and Ritchie A. Young; three great-grandchildren, Terrence Young, Kianna and Rochelle Moorman; and many nieces and nephews. He will also be remembered by his stepfather, James Nardulli of Pennsylvania. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rochelle Moore.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009, at the Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick. A wake service will be held at the funeral home at 8 p.m. A memorial Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, at Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 118 E. Second St., Frederick. Private inurnment will be in the Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Va.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kline Hospice House, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.keeneybasford.com.

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