Gwendolyn E. YoungJuly 20, 1919 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 99)
Gwendolyn Ethel Young died peacefully at home on Saturday, June 8, 2019, just 1 month shy of her 100th birthday. She was born at home in Yardley to the late Walter and Bertha (Carnahan) Girton.
Gwendolyn moved to Morrisville at the age of 9 and graduated from Morrisville High School. She met Charles C. Young, Jr. at the Methodist Church and they were married in 1943. At the time of her death, Gwendolyn was the oldest and longest member of the Morrisville United Methodist Church (85 years). She was always active in Sunday School, Bible studies, and was a long-time member and Past President of the Morrisville United Methodist Women. Gwendolyn loved putting puzzles together, playing board games and reading, especially mysteries, until glaucoma and macular degeneration took her eyesight away.
Preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles Cheston Young, Jr., her son Charles Kenneth Young, Sr., her brothers Walter, Rowland and Orville, and her sister Muriel Blinn, she is survived by 2 grandchildren, Charles Kenneth Young, Jr. and his wife Andrea along with their 3 children Masyn, Chase, and Aubrey, and Cheryl Anne Reyes and her husband Kelvin. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law Carol L. Young and 1 nephew Lowry W. Blinn, and several great nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service at 3 PM on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA. The Rev. Wendy Bellis, Pastor of the Morrisville United Methodist Church, will officiate. The family asks that you please wear brightly colored clothing to celebrate Gwen's life. Her interment will follow in Morrisville Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday afternoon from 2-3 PM at the funeral chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Gwen's name may be made to the Morrisville United Methodist Church, 501 W. Maple Ave., Morrisville, PA 19067.
The family would like to thank the caring staff of Kindred Hospice for their loving and compassionate care during the last several months.
Morrisville United Methodist Church
501 W. Maple Ave., Morrisville PA 19067