Lois Young, 91

Jul 24, 2012

Lois (Wilcox) Young, 91 of Swanville, passed away July 20, 2012, at home. She was born Nov. 7, 1920, in Belfast, the daughter of Martin and Mabel (White) Wilcox.

Lois was involved with the USO during the war. She worked at the shoe factories and the Journal Press. Lois enjoyed knitting, gardening and art, especially painting with watercolors. Her husband remembers her as a “damn good cook and wife.” She enjoyed traveling to Chesuncook Lake in the north woods with her husband and family.

She was predeceased by her parents; three brothers and two sisters.

Lois is survived by her loving husband of almost 67 years, Everett “Pete” Young; her beloved children, Malcolm and Bonnie Lee Young, David Young, Martin and Sue Young, all of Swanville, Joan and Dick Taylor of Albion, Linda and Jerry Klyne of Pennsylvania and Bonnie Jean and Kerry Bowden of Belmont; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial celebration will be held Saturday, July 28, from 1-3 p.m. at her home, 198 North Searsport Rd., Swanville. A special thanks to the Hospice of Waldo County, oncology staff and her many caregivers.

Those who wish may make contributions in her memory to Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County, PO Box 772, Belfast, ME 04915. Arrangements are with Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered at www.ripostafh.com.

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