Karin Elizabeth Young

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Karin Elizabeth Young, 50, of Eldersburg, Maryland passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Karin was born in West Islip, New York on August 1, 1964, the daughter of Stephen and Catherine (Igoe) Golder. Karin graduated from the State University of New York, Geneseo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences and graduated from the University of Maryland with a Master of Arts Degree in Audiology. Working as a clinical audiologist, Karin was instrumental in establishing The Listening Center at Johns Hopkins and was dedicated to the promotion of the cochlear implant program and to improving the lives of patients with hearing disorders. She was a committed practitioner, supervisor and colleague. Karin was an active member of St. Joseph's Catholic Community and enjoyed music, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Karin is survived by her family, husband, Scott, daughters Claire and Erin, and dear friend Ginger Grant; sister Kristine Evans and her husband Sam and their children Clark, Seth and Catherine; sister Jeanne Rowe and her husband Tom as well as a loving grandmother, aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws and their families and a host of long-time friends. SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held Friday, January 23 from 5pm to 8pm at Haight Funeral Home, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville, MD 21784. A Funeral Mass will be conducted Saturday, January 24 at Noon at St. Joseph Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, MD 21784. In lieu of flowers, the family is honoring Karin and continuing her legacy by establishing the Karin E. Young Memorial Endowment for Hearing and Speech Sciences to provide scholarships at the University of Maryland, College Park. More information is available at www.ter.ps/KarinEYoung. On-line giving will be available and gifts in memory of Karin can be made via check to the University of Maryland College Park Foundation, Inc., with "The Karin E. Young Memorial Endowment" written in the memo line, and mailed c/o Jennifer Kilberg, 2141 Tydings Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742.

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6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
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Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 21, 2015