Mrs. Young was a member of St. Henry’s Parish, Belleville, IL, and the Ladies Club at St. Henry’s. She had been a past president of the Shiloh Valley Garden Club, and a volunteer for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Charles I. Young, whom she married on July 19, 1941, and who died on October 1, 2008; a son, Bruce Young; and her parents, Roy A. and Pauline E., nee Mulholland, Dorhman; and two grandchildren, Joseph and Craig Crossley.
Surviving are a son and two daughters, Dave (Marilyn) Young of Swansea, IL,
Bonnie (Ken) Crossley of Fairview Heights, IL,
and Susie (Mike) Haywood of St. Louis, MO;
grandchildren, John (Christy) Crossley,
Kate Crossley (husband, Brian Harris),
Chris (Jennifer) Young
and Jenny (Eric) Thompson;
step-grandson, Brian (Rachel) Haywood;
great-grandchildren, Abigail and Charlie Crossley,
David and Charlie Young,
Maddie, Catie, and Jacob Thompson,
and Ella Haywood;
and her sister, Virginia (Kenneth) Meyer of Scottsdale, AZ.
Dorothy’s family would like to offer special thanks to the staffs at Cedarhurst of Shiloh and Heartland Hospice for their loving care.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, 333 Salem Place, Suite 150, Fairview Heights, IL 62208 or to Catholic Urban Programs (CUP), P.O. Box 3310, East St. Louis, IL 62203. Condolences may be expressed online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, Belleville, with Rev. Kenneth York officiating. Private entombment was held at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum, Belleville, IL.
Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother- Grandmother- Great Grandmother. I am privliedged to have known Mrs. Young and hope that you are comforted by many wonderful memories.
Bill & Lynne Nebel, Highlands Ranch, Colorado, 80126
Our deepest condolences to Dorothy’s family at this sad time. She was such a sweet lady.
The Eloise Bender Family
Nancy L Bender, St. Louis, MO, 63125