Obituary of Barbara J. Youngs
Barbara J. Youngs, 84, of Unadilla passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018 at home following a short illness.
Barbara was born on July 1, 1933 in Deposit, NY the daughter of the late Clayton and Isa (Neff) Houck. On July 1, 1951 she married Robert L. Youngs in Hancock, NY. He died on May 30, 2014.
Barbara was a beautician. She was the Social Director for 3 years in Pankin, FL. Organizing on bus trips where she was a tour guide. She loved to travel with Robert and their little companion “Cookie”. They traveled to every state in the United States, except Alaska, which Robert “too cold” to visit”. On their 50th wedding anniversary they went to Hawaii, a trip which was a truly memorable experience. Barbara really enjoyed bowling in leagues, NASCAR and snowmobiling.
Barbara is survived by her loving family, grandchildren, Marcus Saylor of Johnson City; Merritt Guinane and fiancee’ Corey Coony of PA; and Mikky Adams and fiancée John Homan of PA; great grandchildren, Emily and Macey Guinane, sisters, Sandra Sarafine of Sidney; Doris Gransbury of Walton, special nephew, Irving, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert, daughter, Sharon Yvonne Youngs Saylor, brothers, Clarence, Vincent and Floyd, sisters, Marjorie, and Betty.
A graveside service will be held at the Gregorytown Cemetery, town of Colchester, on Sunday, June17, 2018 at 12:30 PM with the Pastor Bob Wilkie, officiating. Arrangements are with Courtney Funeral Home, Walton
Memorial Contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made to American Red Cross, Eastern New York Region, 33 Everett Road, Albany, New York 12205.