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Kenneth Edwin Young

  • On August 23, 2019
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Kenneth Edwin Young, of Waynesburg, died Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Donnell House in Washington, after a year of battling cancer.  He was 70 years old.

He was born March 18, 1949, graduated from Waynesburg Central High School and spent a few years at IUP.   He was an iron worker, contractor and spent the last 19 years working for the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier.  Kenny loved his friends and family, was a bright light with a generous spirit, kind, compassionate and loving.

Kenny was the beloved son of the late Edwin and Elizabeth Young.  He is survived by his wife, Jackie Burns Young and his siblings; Bob (Debbie) Young, Janet Frasca Young and Barbara (Chris) Helmeci, nieces and nephews.

God answered Kenny’s prayer to walk through this journey with dignity and grace.

Arrangements were entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317.  View and sigh the family’s guest book at www.cremationfuneralcare.com. 

Memorials may be made to the Concordia Hospice of Washington, 10 Leet Street, Washington, PA 15301.  www.concordiahw.org 

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7 Comments

Jack Hook
  • Aug 24 2019
Thanks, Kenny, for all the good times at Big Blue and at Greene Eddie's, your dad's place, with our gang--a million laughs. But especially thank you for getting me that iron-worker job with Dellovade when I was broke, first at Sago on the Buckhannon River. We did have some good times didn't we, Ken. You were/are such a good guy, always cheerful, heart of gold, funny, loved to laugh, and poke fun. God bless you, Ken. Rest in peace. Jack
Dave Rohanna
  • Aug 24 2019
Jackie and the Young Family, My sincerest condolences and deepest sympathy in your time of grief. Kenny was a dear friend, a good person, and a strong man; whom I'll remember always...... I am at a loss for words at how sad I feel. I cannot begin to imagine your feelings. Be strong and smile, Kenny would want that. Warmest regards, DR
Rick Stafford and Rita Resick
  • Aug 25 2019
Jackie, What to say but we are so sorry for your loss. A very special guy with a very special life mate. He and you are loved by so many of us “Forever Greene Countians.” After all the recent tough time, he leaves all good memories. Love you, Rita and Rick
Barb & Rich Barchiesi
  • Aug 25 2019
Jackie: Rich and I are so sorry for your loss. Praying for God comfort blessings for you and all of Kenny’s family. May he have eternal peace.
Rosemary Andrew
  • Aug 25 2019
Jackie and family, Please accept my deepest sympathy. I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and Hugs,Rosemary
Mary Beth Pastorius
  • Aug 25 2019
Dear Jackie, There are no words except to say that you and Kenny are in my thoughts and prayers. How well I remember getting to know Kenny in 7th grade science class and having a crush on him as did all the other girls. Many other good memories from junior and senior high school. Connor and I enjoyed being with you both at the Wiley Reunion last year. Mary Beth
Gary and Alice Torbic
  • Aug 26 2019
KY we are going to miss you. Jackie we love you. Gary and Alice
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