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John W. Young Jr.

January 13, 1952 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 68)


John W. Young Jr., 68, of Gilpin Township, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in his residence.

A son of the late John W. Young Sr. and Dorothy Marie (Eshelman) Young, he was born on January 13, 1952 in Natrona Heights, PA.

John was employed as a normalizer by Allegheny Ludlum Steel in Bagdad for over 40 years before retiring.  He was a member of the Forks Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gilpin Township and a volunteer for a local food bank.  John enjoyed working on cars, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates play, traveling and going on vacations.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Mary Ann (Fazekas) Young of Gilpin Township; a brother, Donald L. Young (Kathy) of Michigan; two sisters, Betty Schantz of Virginia, Marge Schantz of Maryland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James D. Young in 2017.

There will be no public visitation.  Graveside services and interment will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Forks Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, 253 Forks Church Rd., Gilpin Township with Pastor Jack Delk officiating.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051).

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Graveside Service
August 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Forks-Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery
253 Forks Church Road
Leechburg, PA 15656

There will be no public visitation.

Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, Inc.
170 Main Street
Leechburg, PA 15656

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