Mary Elizabeth Young, 79, of 2593 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, Pa., died at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21, 2012 at her home.
Born Jan. 8, 1933 in Somerset, Pa., she was the daughter of the late James J. and Evelyn May (Arnold) Burke Mays, and the stepdaughter of the late Leroy Ralph Mays.
Mary Elizabeth was employed by the Washington County, Md., Public Schools as an instructional aide. She enjoyed reading, playing board games, listening to music and being with her family.
She and her husband, Ernest M. Young Sr., were married June 18, 1950.
Surviving family, in addition to her husband of 62 years, are one son, Ernest M. Young Jr. and wife, Mary, Fairplay, Md.; two daughters, Cindy Young, Greencastle, and Sharon Quinn and husband, Bo, Boonsboro, Md.; one stepgrandson, Darryl Moore; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 26, at 11 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with the Rev. Gayle Ruble Sr. officiating. Burial will be in the Macedonia United Brethren Church Cemetery near Greencastle. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in her memory to Lutheran Home Care, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanfh.com.