Mystic - Eugene A. Young, 76, of Mystic, formerly of New London, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital.
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He was born in Old Mystic, on April 9, 1936, the son of Robert A. and Eva (Hall) Young. Raised in Stonington, he attended local schools. A former resident of New London, he was employed as a custodian for the Waterford Board of Education before retiring.
He was married to Patricia A. (Owens) Young on Feb. 28, 1981. She died April 5, 1995.
Mr. Young is survived by his children, Sandra (Roy) Gray of Mystic, Eugene Jr. (Debby) of Tennessee, Brian Young (Betty Krajewski) of North Stonington, Dawn Fritscher of Pawcatuck, Regina (Rob) Ross of Groton, Shayne (Jennifer) Young of Norwich; stepdaughters, Debbie (Jerry) Shriner and Becky MacLellan; two sisters, Arita Taylor and Rowena Bliven; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Malcolm, Charles, Herbert Young, Barbara Niquette, Beatrix Williamson, Clara Lavin, Viola Babcock, and Leona Rix.
His family will greet relatives and friends from 9 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the Dinoto Funeral Home, 17 Pearl St., historic downtown Mystic. A graveside service will immediately follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic.
For information, directions, or to share a note of remembrance/condolence, please visit www.dinotofuneral.com
Published in The Day on Nov. 18, 2012