December 20, 2015
(published in the Hazleton Standard Speaker – Pennsylvania)
Elaine Young, 74, of Hazleton, beloved wife, grandmother and friend, passed away Sunday afternoon, December 20th, 2015. Born September 27, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Sophie (Shane) White.
Elaine graduated from Newport Township High School and studied hairdressing at Empire Beauty School. She was a member of Most Precious Blood Parish, Hazleton.
She received certification as a pharmacy technician while working for 32 years at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hazleton. Elaine later worked at the Hazleton General Hospital in the distribution department.
Elaine loved her family, friends and pets, and loved working in her garden. Daisy was her special angel in a fur coat. She enjoyed shopping and spending time with her best friends, Dee-Dee and Susanne.
Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Arthur Young; her son, Arthur Jr. and his wife, Brook, Newport Township; and a grandson, Arthur III.
Ancestry note: Elaine Young was the wife of Arthur Young who is a descendant of the Genetti family. Arthur was the son of Rita Genetti, grandson of Leon and Angeline Genetti, and the great-grandson of Damiano and Oliva Genetti.