PENACOOK - Herman P. Young, 79, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, at Concord Hospital, after a sudden illness. He was in the company and comfort of his family.
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He was born in September 1934 in Webster, the son of Edward and Blanche Young, and has lived in the Penacook area most of his life. Herman was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in the Korean War.
He worked for Rumford Press for 50 years, retiring in 2001. Since his retirement, Herman enjoyed spending time with his family, bird watching and playing horseshoes with his son-in-law.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Marlene (Presby) Young of Penacook; two daughters, Bobbi Ann Young of Raymond and Susan Olson and her husband, Erik, of Penacook; his son, David Young of Penacook; and a granddaughter, Katie Balcom of Lynborough.
There will be a visiting hour Friday, May 16, from 11 a.m. until noon at the Wendell J. Butt Funeral Home, 42 Washington St., Penacook.
Funeral services will immediately follow at noon at the funeral home. Pastor Jerry McCann of the United Church of Penacook will officiate. Internment will immediately follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Penacook.
Wendell J. Butt Funeral Home
42 Washington Street
Penacook, NH 03303
Published in The Concord Monitor from May 14 to May 15, 2014