E. Marie Young
E. Marie Young, 91, of Pennsburg, passed away March 22, 2013 at Phoebe Richlandtown. She was the widow of William Young Jr.
Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Elsie (Snyder) Hartman.
Marie was a temporary nanny in the Philadelphia area for several years as a young woman. Then she began working at the former Boncher & Holmes Optical, in Philadelphia, which became Plummer & Kershaw in East Greenville, and then Pennsburg. In all, she worked for the optical company for over 30 years. Marie was a member of the Macungie Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving are: son, William Young III, and his wife, Jacqueline, of Massachusetts; two grandchildren, Elizabeth & Christopher Young; one great-grandchild, Haidyn Smith; siblings: Willis Hartman, of New Oxford, Miriam Lohss, of Red Lion, twin sisters: Joyce McDaniels of Seven Valleys and Joy Schrum of Hallam, and dear friend and caregiver, Angela Vaughn. She was pre-deceased by sisters Evelyn and Ruth.
Services were held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Macungie Church of the Nazarene, 3800 Brookside Road, Macungie, PA 18062. A viewing was from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at church. Interment followed at Lakeview Memorial Park in North Cinnaminson, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to the church.
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