"Loving Wife of 50 Years, Mother and Grandmother" Kathleen A. Young, age 72, of Erie, died unexpectedly, Friday, November 16, 2012, at St. Vincent Health Center. She was born in Erie on June 11, 1940, a daughter of the late William and Catherine (Serr) Barber. Kathleen was a 1958 graduate of St. Benedict Academy and a 1962 graduate of Edinboro University. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church and had volunteered at their Food Pantry for the past several years. She was a nurturing teacher and speech therapist in the Erie School District for 37 years. She retired from Glenwood Elementary in 1999. She loved nature and caring for her family. Kathleen will be sadly missed by her husband of 50 years, Robert L. Young; children Maria L. Young Kasak, Christine K. Hess and her husband David, and Robert W. Young; a sister Donna L. Adiutori and her husband Lee; a sister-in-law Linda L. Raimondi; grandchildren Chloe M. Kasak, Sophia L. Kasak, Eric D. Hess, Scott C. Hess, Nicholas J. Hess, Gretchen C. Hess, Robert Q. Young and Anthony J. Young; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th at Greengarden Boulevard, on Tuesday from 3 to 8 p.m. They may also attend a Funeral Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to Blessed Sacrament, St. James or the Cathedral Preparatory Education Endowment funds. Add condolences and photos at www.bruggerfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Nov. 18, 2012
Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory
1595 West 38TH St. Erie, PA 16508