George R. Young Sr.

George R. Young Sr.
Former Westford Fire Chief; 87

WESTFORD -- George R. Young Sr., 87, of Westford, died at Mass. General Hospital in Boston on April 24, 2014. A lifelong resident of Westford he graduated from the Westford School System. He worked for MIT, Millstone Hill as a Security Officer for 30 years.

George was a firefighter for the town of Westford for 40 years and also served as Fire Chief.

Mr. Young was an avid New York Yankees fan, and loved his woodworking. He was a 65 year member of Tahattawan Masonic Lodge AF & AM of Littleton, a member of Faith Evangelical Free Church of Acton, and a dedicated volunteer at Camp Spofford, Spofford, NH.

His survivors include his wife, Betty Anne (Edgar) Young, of Westford; two sons, George R. Young Jr. of Lowell, Richard Young of Pepperell; a daughter, Nancy Young of Westford; a twin brother, Norman Young of Mason, NH, and sister, Joan (Young) Woods of Chelmsford; four grandchildren, Scott Young, Angela (Young) Higgins, Keith Young, Kelly Young; and one great-grandchild, Morgan Jayne Young.

YOUNG -- A Memorial Service will be held at Faith Evangelical Free Church at a later date. Please see A Private Burial was held Fairview Cemetery, Westford, MA.

Published in Lowell Sun on Apr. 29, 2014