Amelia M. "Millie" Young, 89, of Avonmore, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, in the William Penn Care Center, Murrysville. She was born May 1, 1916, in Ford City, daughter of Naif and Susan (Nader) Salem. She had lived in Avonmore for the past 70 years. She and her husband owned Young's Bowling Alley in Avonmore for many years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Avonmore, for 70 years and was a member of the Avonmore Senior Center. She was a volunteer at the Avonmore Library. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tracy Young in 1972; a brother, John Salem; and two sisters, Ann Aber and Alice Ayoob. She is survived by a son, William L. (Darlene) Young, of Apollo; a daughter, Ella S. (Thomas) Lapcevic, of Delmont; two sisters, Dolores Fry, of San Diego, Calif., and Rose Salem of San Francisco, Calif.; four brothers, William (Mariam) Salem, of Pittsburgh, Michael (Esther) Salem, of Ohio, Richard Salem, of El Paso, Texas, and George (Helen) Salem, of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the CURRAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 701 Salt St., Saltsburg. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the First Presbyterian Church, Avonmore, with the Rev. Kevin Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery, Avonmore. Memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 518 Indiana Ave., Avonmore, PA 15618. www.curranfuneralhome.com
Published by The Valley News Dispatch on Nov. 26, 2005.