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Harold G. Young, 81

FEB. 3, 1930-DEC. 31, 2011

January 02, 2012

Harold G. Young, 81, of Providence Place, and formerly of Shade Gap, Pa., and Greencastle, Pa., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.  

Born in Peters Township on Feb. 3, 1930, he was the son of the late J. Chalmers and Ruth (Graybill) Young of Welsh Run.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor R. (Shafer) Young in 2008. They were married 57 years.  

He was a 1947 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School.

Harold was last employed with Mack Trucks in Hagerstown for more than 30 years, and prior to that at Maugansville Elevator & Lumber Co. Harold was also a custom cabinetmaker in his early married life. He served two terms as Antrim Township supervisor in the 1980s.

He enjoyed hunting big-game animals and had a love for early muscle cars, especially 1967-69 Camaros that he and his wife bought and sold parts for for more than 25 years.  

Surviving family are sons, Carroll (wife, Donna) and Wayne (wife, Tina); five grandchildren, Amy, Angie, Shane, Shanelle and Dustin; and seven great-grandchildren, Damian, Curtis, Madison, Ava, Ethan, Cody and Tatum.  

He was preceded in death by a brother, J. Chalmers Jr., in 2007.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with Pastor Leon Yoder officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Greencastle. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home in Greencastle.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Team Providence Place, 2085 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.  

Condolences maybe expressed to the family at www.zimmermanfh.com.

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