Grace N. Young, age 86, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2022 at the Livingston County CNR.
Grace was born on October 5, 1935 in Hornell to the late Albert L. & Loretta M. (Wolfanger) Shafer.
In her younger years, Grace was a Sunday school teacher at church; she loved to bake, tend to her indoor plants, crochet & knit. She also enjoyed playing cards, especially "Pitch" and "3-13." Grace had a beaming smile and loved nothing more than spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, all of whom she loved dearly.
In addition to her parents, Grace is predeceased by her husband, James A. Young; her brother, Volney Shafer; and her sister, Lurline Craft.
Grace is survived by her children: Lucinda (W. Earl) Winspear, Victoria Young, Stephen Young, Esther (Stephen) Halbert, Timothy (Lydia) Young, James E. Young, Andrew (Colleen) Young, Theresa (Thomas) Rex and Caitlyn Heidenreich; 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; her sisters: Luetta Young & Shirley Thomas; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and church friends.
Family and friends are invited to call from 2pm - 5pm on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Chamberlin-Baird Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1:30pm on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Valley View Christain Fellowship with burial immediately following in South Church Cemetery, Route 36, next to Jim.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution in Grace's name to the church at 9319 Main Street, Dansville NY 14437.