Geraldine P. Young

Geraldine P. Young, 83, a resident of Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility in Ridgway, and formerly of 1168 Windfall Road, St. Marys, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Ridgmont.

She was born October 3, 1929 in Huntington, WV, daughter of the late Percival “Red” and Alice Mooring Powell.  She was a graduate of Huntington High School, Class of 1947, and attended Marshall University and Cedarville College.  She had been a resident of the area since 1966.

In 1958, in Huntington, WV, she married Richard L. Young, who survives.  She is also survived by a daughter, Mary Ann Cyphert and her husband Jack of Ridgway; a son, Marcus Young and his wife Estrelitta of St. Marys; and five grandchildren, Jesse Young, Weston Young, Beth Cyphert, David Cyphert, and Ryan Cyphert.

Mrs. Young was a member of the St. Agnes Episcopal Church.  She volunteered at the St. Marys Public Middle and High Schools and at the Elk Regional Health Center.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service to be held at the St. Agnes Episcopal Church on Monday, July 15, 2013, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Mary Norton, officiating.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the St. Agnes Episcopal Church, Priest’s Discretionary Fund, 209 North St. Marys Street, St. Marys, PA  15857.

Annie M and William A Seely July 13, 2013 at 1:31 am

Geraldine,
We were very happy when we met you at your daughter’s, Mary Ann Young Cyphert, dating back in 2005, and will truly miss your smile and wit into the not to distant future, until we meet once again.
RIP

Alison Lindenmuth July 13, 2013 at 7:46 am

I’m so sorry for your loss. I work at Ridgmont. Your mother knew me as Kitty-Kat. I’ve only worked at Ridgmont for about two months and your mother was the first resident that I made a strong connection with. I am the shower person there and she would wiggle her butt and dance in the shower. She really made me laugh. I will miss her terribly. My thoughts and prayers are with all of her family. I will not be able to make it to her service. God bless.
Love, Alison (kitty-kat)

Carleen West July 16, 2013 at 9:21 am

S.K. Richard, was sorry to learn of Gerri’s passing. I have fond memories of our days together with Amaranth. I still have a pair of earnings that Gerri gave me. It has been a long time since we have seen you, hope you are well. Take care and God bless.
In Amaranth love,
Carleen

Ryan Cyphert July 21, 2013 at 12:00 pm

It was nice knowing you, Grandma, your grandson Ryan. From the times as a young child when I was growing up and continuing for the past 20 years.

Rest In Peace.

Ryan Cyphert

Shelly VanAlstine O'Hara July 30, 2013 at 4:53 pm

My prayers and sympathies-Marcus and Ester.

John Kearney August 7, 2013 at 5:02 pm

My prayers and sorrow to Dick, Mary Ann and family. Gerry was
like a big sister as I was growing up. News of her passing came
slow to California. I will miss her.
Johnny Kearney

Ryan Cyphert August 1, 2014 at 11:18 am

It has been over a year ago since your loss. You will always live in our hearts and prayers.

Rest in Peace Grandma.

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