February 12, 1933 - August 14, 2020
Celebrating the life of Patricia Ann Young. Passed peacefully on Friday August 14th, 2020 . She was born February 12th, 1933 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. Her parents were Franklin Close and Elizabeth Close (Klinger), of who she was an only child. She Graduated high school and had scholarship offers to play basketball, but she opted to stay in her home town to work at the local music store, where she would eventually meet the love of her life Franklin E Young Sr.
They were married for 64 years! Patricia played the organ for the Holiday Park United Methodist church for many years and played various other churches as she was a very talented musician. She also sang in the choir, led many a musical program for the church and other churches over the years. Playing the piano, singing hymns, and going to the symphony. Patricia also worked at the Tribune Review, taught piano, and was involved in the arts for Pittsburgh for many years. She also enjoyed working at Sears, especially when she got to head up the gift wrapping station.
Patricia is survived by 4 children, Stephen Young, Elizabeth and husband Francisco Velasco, Carolyn and husband Brian Dalton, Franklin Jr. and wife Angelica Young Jr. She also had 4 grand children, Stephanie Young, Alyssa McGovern, Chelsea Young, & Katie Young. She also was blessed with 6 great grandchildren. Seth Arnett-Young, Olivia Arnett, Lia Chiarenza, Callie Grace, Arianna Stewart, and Summer Young.
Patricia will have a viewing at the Darst Funeral home Thursday August, 20th, 2020 between the hours of 3 pm to 5 pm. She will then have a grave side service Friday August 21st, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Field Store Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest.
A visitation will be held at Darst Funeral Home on Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 3-5 pm, in the gardens. A graveside service will be held at Field Store Cemetery, in Waller, on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 11 am.
Field Store Cemetery address: 26104 Schneider Rd., Waller, TX 77484
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