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Shirley Mae Young

December 27, 1936 July 23, 2015
Shirley Mae Young
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Obituary for Shirley Mae Young

Shirley Mae Young, 78, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Sharpe Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Oconto Falls, surrounded by her family. Shirley was born December 27, 1936 in Oconto to the late Charles and Margaret (Hearley) Larmay. Shirley attended school in Lena and on November 24, 1956 she married Wayne “Red” Young. Shirley raised eight children and was blessed with 17 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Shirley enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren, gardening, playing bingo and slots. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Shirley is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Wayne “Red” Young, Oconto; four daughters, Victoria Jenkins, Oconto; Margo (Dean) Greetan, Lena; Lisa (Kevin) Ellman, Oconto; Mary (Dean) Pecha, Oconto; three sons, Monty (Peggy) Young, Green Bay; Scott (Pennie) Young, Oconto Falls; Russ (Caroline) Young, Oconto; a brother, Allen (Beverly) Larmay, Marinette; and two sisters, June Harteau, Abrams; Barb Carriveau, Oconto. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Larmay Jr, a sister, Carol Ozechowski and a son, Marty Young.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 PM Sunday, July 26, 2015 with prayer services by Deacon Walter Kaszynski at 7 PM. Visitation will continue on Monday, July 27 from 10 to 11 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 AM Monday at the church with the Rev. Bob Karuhn officiating. Burial will be at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

The family would like to thank the staff at Sharpe Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and the staff of Unity Hospice for the care they have given Shirley.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

26

Jul

4:00 PM 7/26/2015 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/26/2015 8:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Sunday

26

Jul

7:00 PM 7/26/2015 7:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Prayer service by Deacon Walter Kaszynski

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Visitation

Monday

27

Jul

10:00 AM 7/27/2015 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/27/2015 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Monday

27

Jul

11:00 AM 7/27/2015 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Mass of Christian Burial by Rev. Bob Karuhn

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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