James Young, 74, of Goodyear, Ariz. passed away peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2013. He was born on January 2, 1939 in Detroit, Mich. Jim served a combined total of about ten years in both the U.S. Army and Air Force. Jim's two main hobbies were scuba diving and model trains. Jim's scuba diving adventures took him to many famous and popular countries throughout the world. Throughout the years, Jim was an active member of several different model train clubs. He is survived by his sister Pat Kryzak and two nieces. A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 6th at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church,13720 W. Thomas Rd. in Avondale, Ariz. Interment will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix. In lieu of flowers we would appreciate a donation to
, Desert Southwest Chapter, 1028 E. Mc Dowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006. Condolences to the family can be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, Ariz.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 27, 2013