WADDINGTON June H. Young, 94 of Main St, Waddington, NY died Friday evening (November 16, 2012) after a brief illness at Claxton-Hepburn Hospital surrounded by her family.
June was born in Gouverneur, NY June 17, 1918 the daughter of Warren and Lena (Raven) Hastings. She graduated from Heuvelton High School. June married Myron L Young September 6, 1936 at the Presbyterian Manse by Rev. Mc Roberts.
Surviving June are her two sons, Harry L. Young and wife Carolyn D. Garretson of Jaffrey, NH and Lee W. Young and wife Anne Marie Young of Waddington, NY. She is also survived by a brother Glenn D. Hastings and wife Leila Hastings of Morley, NY; 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, three great great grand children.
Mrs. Young was preceded by her husband, Myron L. Young on July 12, 1994, a son John on February 15, 1998, three sisters, Anna Faye Smith, Arloween Bishop, Beatrice Macaulay and a brother Warren W. Hastings, Jr. Mrs. Young retired after 25 years as secretary of the Madrid-Waddington Central School. Previously she and her husband Myron were owners and operators of the Lawrence Hotel, Moria, NY and in 1944 they moved to Waddington where they owned and operated the St. Lawrence Hotel in Waddington, now the Clark House. For many years June enjoyed attending the Waddington Summer Concert Series. June and her late husband Myron operated the Youngs Tourist Home for several years. June was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir for many years.
A service to celebrate her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday (November 24, 2012) at the Waddington First United Methodist Church with Rev. Patricia Page and Tom Nichols officiating.
Memorials Contributions at the familys request may be made to the Waddington Concert Series c/o Louise Smith, 27 Brookview Dr. Waddington NY, 13694. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Waddington. Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com