Margaret D. Young, age 89 of Butler, PA died Friday, April 19, 2019 in Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia Home in Cabot, following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Born Tuesday, April 8, 1930 in the Chicora Hotel to the late William Hipple and the late Agnes Kubiak Hipple.
She was a registered nurse graduating in 1951 from Saint John School of Nursing, and worked at the Butler Memorial Hospital and then at the Butler VNA until retirement.
She was a devout Catholic member of Saint Wendelin R. C. Church, Carbon Center. While growing up, she was given the nickname Peaches. She was an avid swimmer, and enjoyed plants, flowers, birds, taking pictures, and had several collections that included many family heirlooms. She also enjoyed traveling and taking casino trips, knitting, and crocheting, but especially enjoyed her family and spent as much time as possible with them.
She is survived by her husband Edward F. Young whom she married November 27, 1952, in Mater Dolorosa Church. 3 daughters: Debra Elaine Young Podbros of Cranston, RI, Diane Eileen McDonald of Chicora, Doris Eloise Young-Peters of Butler. 5 sons: David Edward Young of Butler, Daryl Eugene and Shelby Young of Butler, Duane Edmund and Kelli Young of Russellville, AR, Denis Ellery and Darlene Young of Butler, Deron Everet Young of Meridian, 21 grandchildren: Evan Young, Tressa Young, Regan Young, Marisa Podbros, Nathan Podbros, Ray McDonald III, Emily McDonald, Alan McDonald, Ryan Gold, Chelsie Laribo, Ian Young, Maggie Peters, Erik Peters, Natasha Henry, Dustin Young, Kaleb Young, Dakota Young, Michael Bresnahan, Kristin Young, Travis Young, Brandy Fallecker. 8 great-grandchildren: Madelynn McDonald, Adia Gold, Lennox Gold, Levi Laribo, Zane Laribo, Cade Laribo, Dominic Mulholland, Wells Henry.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family of 2 brothers, Ross and James Hipple, and 1 sister, Helen Hetrick.
A private blessing service officiated by Father Lou Pascazi and interment in Saint Wendelin Cemetery, Carbon Center, are entrusted to STEIGHNER FUNERAL HOME in the heart of Chicora, PA