Edward S. YOUNG
November 16, 1924 – December 26, 2020
Edward S. Young, age 96, died of Saturday, December 26, 2020, at Senior Commons at Powder Mill. Ed was the son of the late Hiram Walter Young and Sara Paine Young.
Ed graduated from the Mercersburg Academy and Gettysburg College. He was an independent insurance agent and had his own agency until he retired. He was active in the York Jaycees, The Reciprocity Club, and The Rotary Club of York. He served as a Township Supervisor in Manchester Township in the early 1960s. He also supported The Keewaydin Foundation in Salisbury, Vermont, which maintains a summer camp Ed attended as a child. When he was younger and able, he loved sailing and chartered sailboats on the Chesapeake Bay and in the British Virgin Islands. He and his wife traveled extensively around the world.
Ed is survived by his wife, D. Louise Young; daughters, Katherine Young of York, and Patricia Larish of Lancaster; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren; and sister, Mary Catherine Smith of Chambersburg, PA. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Edward S. Young, Jr.; brother, john P. Young; and sisters, Sarah Wolfe and Frances Fifield.
At Ed’s request, there will be no services and burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ed’s memory to the Keewaydin Foundation, 500 Rustic Lane, Salisbury, VT 05769-9436.