Jacqueline Rose Young, 74, of Rutland, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness.
She was born Oct. 24, 1938, in Rutland, the daughter of Warren J. and Alice (Packard) Young.
Ms. Young was employed for many years by Eden Park Nursing Home. She was also co-owner of two pet stores in the Rutland area, Country Fin and Fur and The Aquarium and Pet Shop. In Florida, she worked in hospice care.
She was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church, where she was active in the smoking secession and Dorcas programs.
Ms. Young enjoyed fundraising for Rutland County Humane Society.
Survivors include four children, Ramona Mayhew of Rutland, Heidi Eccleston of Clarendon, Bruce Eccleston of Jefferson, Ga., and Stephen Eccleston of Fletcher, N.C.; 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Shirley Korson of Georgia, Sandy Walker of Clarendon and Vivian Sargent of Arizona; four brothers, Clifford of Rutland Town, Gilbert of Zephyrhills, Fla., Sherwin and Warren "Sonny" Young, both of Clarendon; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Winona Lamoreau and Anita Lawrence.
The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Seventh Day Adventist Church, Stratton Road, Rutland.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rutland County Humane Society Inc., 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Aldous Funeral Home.