YOUNG, Grace W.

North Syd­ney

Cape Breton Post - - IN MEMORIAM -

It is with sad­ness that we an­nounce the pass­ing of our mother, grand­mother, great grand­mother and friend, Grace W. Young, on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 18, 2017, at Vic­to­ria Haven Guest Home in Glace Bay at the age of 92.

Grace was born in Glas­gow Scot­land on May 21, 1924 and came to Canada as a war bride in 1945. She set­tled in North Syd­ney where she raised her fam­ily and worked as a re­cep­tion­ist for Dr. Meech and Dr. Kirk­patrick un­til her re­tire- ment.

Grace was a de­voted mem­ber of St. Matthew Wes­ley United Church in North Syd­ney and a long­time mem­ber of the church choir. She was a mem­ber of the I.O.D.E., a char­ter mem­ber and life mem­ber of the Munro Chap­ter, Or­der of the Eastern Star and a proud mem­ber of the War Brides of Cape Breton.

Grace is sur­vived by her son, Al­lan (Pa­tri­cia Le­vi­gne) Young, North Bay, ON; her grand­son, Bradley Thomas Young; grand­daugh­ters, Me­lanie Ann Young, Michelle Rener and Marnie Esser­hoff and her five great grand­chil­dren, Matthew Al­lan, Kyle, Lau­ren, Erika and Ken­dra.

She was pre­de­ceased by her hus­band, Thomas R. Young and daugh­ter, Ann.

There will be no vis­i­ta­tion by re­quest. A grave­side ser­vice will be held at a later date at Lake­side Ceme­tery in North Syd­ney.

Funeral ar­range­ments are un­der the care and di­rec­tion of the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Syd­ney.

Me­mo­rial dona­tions may be made to St. Matthew Wes­ley United Church, North Syd­ney.

On­line con­do­lences may be sent to www.wj­doo­ley.com.

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