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YOUNG, Jack

Published:Dec 07, 2017

Event Date:Dec 02, 2017

 

Jack YOUNG

YOUNG, Jack Jack passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from pulmonary fibrosis, in his 79th year, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sandy (nee Lee); children, Heather Tippin, Nancy Young (Stephen Cudmore), Bruce Young (Betty Ann), and Christie Young (Ian Braby); nine grandchildren, Matt and Amy Tippin, Elspeth and Alison Cudmore, Melissa Micheal and Ryan Young, Sarah and Alex Braby. Jack is also survived by his brother, Jim Young (Florence); sisters, Marg McRoberts and Doris Hodgins; brothers-in-law, Charles Corbett and Bob Coates; and sister-in-law, Lenore Young; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Alex and Isobel Young; brothers, Forrest and Don Young; sisters, Elizabeth Corbett and Elva Coates; and brothers-in-law, Don Hodgins and Ross McRoberts. Jack was a husband, dad, grandpa, uncle, engineer, professor, surveyor, mentor and friend. His career in civil engineering, land surveying and academia spanned 40 years. He was very involved in the Ontario Land Surveyor, including as a member of council for many years and served as President in 1988. He was a dedicated volunteer for many causes including the Grace and Speed Museum in Gravenhurst and as a member of the Rotary. The memorial service for family was held (following cremation) at Dixon-Garland Funeral Home, 166 Main Street North in Markham on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. A reception had immediately followed the service at the Dixon-Garland Funeral Home. Jack was dedicated to his students. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to any of the following scholarship funds: •AOLS (www.aols.org/students/efdonation) •Gravenhurst Rotary Club (www.gravenhurstrotary.com/ online-donations) •Laurentian University (https://laurentian.ca/give/ make-an- impact).

 

Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Almaguin News, Bracebridge Examiner, Gravenhurst Banner , Huntsville Forester , Muskoka Weekender, Muskokan, Parry Sound North Star

Location: Gravenhurst

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