Beverly G. Young, 90

SEPT. 14, 1921-JAN. 5, 2012

January 05, 2012
  • Beverly G. Young
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Beverly Glenn Young, 90, of 20009 Rosebank Way in Hagerstown, Md., passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at Emeritus Assisted Living Center.

Born Wednesday, Sept. 14, 1921, in Bentley Springs, Md., he was the son of the late Herman D. Young and the late Rachel Shaul Young.

He was a graduate of New Freedom High School in New Freedom, Pa., and later went on to serve in the U.S. Navy during World War II on board the USS Saugatuck.

He was employed by the Department of Defense for many years, retiring in 1978.

He was a member and past master of Pocono Masonic Lodge, a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an avid golfer, and especially enjoyed playing during his time spent in Florida.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sarah Elizabeth Young; daughters, Patricia Ann Kelley and husband, Bob “Buddy,” of Hagerstown, Beverly Jane Altemier and husband, Dave, of Newfoundland, Pa., and Linda Jean Richards and husband, Bill, of Bradley, Calif.; granddaughter, Cindy Ott of Pottstown, Pa.; grandson, Jason Kelley of Hagerstown; grandson, Devin Kelley of Yardley, Pa.; grandson, Bryon Richards of Avondale, Ariz.; grandson, Glenn Richards of Independence, Va.; two great-grandchildren; one nephew; and two nieces.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Catherine Ann Taylor.

Memorial services will be Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. G. Stanley Steele and the Rev. Stephanie Steele officiating.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740 or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

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