John Allen Young Sr., 72, of Brighton Township, passed away Saturday morning, March 8, 2014, in UPMC, Shadyside, surrounded by his loving family.
Born June 20, 1941 in West Virginia, he was a son of the late Sidney and Carrie Davidson Young and had been a resident of Brighton Township the past 39 years. John had retired in 2003 from Joseph J. Brunner Inc., after 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Carol Jean Young, and two brothers and two sisters.
Surviving are two sons, John Allen (Beth) Young Jr. of Greene Township and Ronald (Dee) Young of Johnstown, Pa.; two daughters, Kimberly Tarzia of Ambridge and Alecia (William Phillips) Young of Grayson, Ky.; a sister, Sheila (Mark) Cogar of Buckhannon; a brother, Bud (Juanita) Young of Hamilton, Ohio; 12 cherished grandchildren, Kristen (Dustin) Deem, Sara (Billy) Broskey, Caitlin, Britany, Ashley and Matthew Young, Stephanie Young, Kylie Tarzia, Alexis, Jacob, Ethan and Hayden Phillips; and three great-grandchildren, Sarenity and Skyler Call and Mason Deem.
Friends were received Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Noll Funeral Home Inc., 333 Third St., Beaver. Additional visitation will be conducted Wednesday from noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. at Salem Ridge Methodist Church in Rock Cave with the Rev. J. Edward McDaniels officiating. Interment will take place in the church cemetery where he will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife.
Online condolences may be shared at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.