George M. Young - July 14, 2016

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GREENVILLE, NY George M. Young passed away peacefully on July 14, 2016 at the ripe old age of 84.  Born in Montreal Canada George was a Canadian Veteran of the Korean War.

     His favorite pass time was playing the steel guitar in many of the local country music bands as well as fishing in the many local ponds and streams.  Always willing to crack a joke and make people smile he loved to badger his friends at the seniors.

     George was predeceased by his parents, Andrew and Jean Young and brother, Tom Young.  George leaves behind a brother, Dave (Barb) Young;  son Bill (Linda) Young;  daughter, Janice (Bill) Carter;  6 grandchildren;  4 great-grandchildren;  and companion of 22 years, Nancy (Barss) Johansen and her family.

     The family would like to thank the staff at the Pines at Catskill for their kind and professional care.

     Friends and family may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Monday, July 18, 2016 from 4 to 6 PM.  There will be a brief prayer service immediately following at 6 PM.

     In lieu of flowers the family would like you to consider a donation in memory of George to the Greenville Rescue Squad, 81 SR 32, Greenville, NY 12083 or Senior Projects of Ravena, 9 Bruno Blvd., Ravena, NY 12143.