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Thomas L. Young, 75, of Clearfield went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 21, 2013 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born on July 11, 1937 in St. Marys, a son of the late Charles and Mary (Andrus) Young.
Mr. Young retired from DuPont Electronics, Clearfield, in December 1991 after 22.5 years of service.Â Prior to that he had been employed by Seel Tool and Die and Pure Carbon, both of St. Marys.Â He was very fond of the outdoors, spending time hunting, fishing and gardening.Â He also enjoyed woodworking.Â He was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves and served during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
He is survived by his wife, Judith A. (Mohr) Young, whom he wed Sept. 8, 1962 in St. Marys; a daughter, Beth Ann O'Shell of Syracuse, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Wallace Kowalski Jr. and Sean and Shannon O'Shell; six sisters, Virginia Lahr of California, Carol Meredith of Bradford, Agnes Sample of Curwensville, Mary Lou Williams of California, Linda Pederson of Brownsburg, Ind., and Irene Haller of Ohio; two brothers, Frank Young of DuBois and George Young of St. Marys; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Tracey Elliott; a son, Travis Young; and eight brothers, Charles Jr., David, Ronald, Ralph, Mark, Robert, Bradford and Merlin Young.
Funeral services for Thomas L. Young will be held at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, on Friday at 11 a.m. with Dr. Duane A. White officiating.Â
Interment will follow in Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde.
Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the members of the Clearfield American Legion and VFW posts' honor guard.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. and on Friday from 10-11 a.m.
To sign the online guestbook, go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.