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M. Eloise Young 07/14/2014

Eloise YoungM. Eloise Young
M. Eloise Young, 84, of Canton, died on July 14, 2014, at Spicer Adult Care Home. Calling hours will be Friday, July 18, 2014, 6 -8 PM at the funeral home, a funeral service will be at 10:00 am, Saturday July 19th, at the DeKalb Junction United Methodist Church, Lay Pastor John Frary, officiating. A private family graveside service will be at the Dexter Cemetery, Dexter, New York. Eloise is survived by sons, Ray and Joan Young, Canton, Mark and Lynn Young, Kirkville, daughters, Susan and Michael Spadaccini, Dexter, Cynthia Young, Canton, Karon Yerdon, Baldwinsville, 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by a sister, Emma St. John. She was born on August 12, 1929 in Ogdensburg, the daughter of Ray and Catherine Stacy Rowland. She graduated from Dexter High School, and then earned a Bachelors’ of Science (Nursing) Degree from Syracuse University in 1951. Eloise married Keith Young on March 19, 1951 in Dexter, N.Y.; he died on March 27, 2000. She was the director of patient services for the St. Lawrence County Public Health Nursing Service for 30+ years until her retirement in 1998. Eloise was a member of the Dexter Historical Society, and the DeKalb Junction United Methodist Church. She loved family parties, picnics and get togethers. She was an avid SU Basketball and Yankees Fan, liked knitting, sewing, sports, camping and helping others. Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made to Dexter Historical Society.

  1. Julie Canavan
    July 16th, 2014 at 14:32 | #1

    My heart goes out to the whole Young family…so sorry for your loss, but may your mother/grandmother/great-grandmother be at peace, reunited with Keith and preparing to spend an eternity of pain-free happiness together 🙂

  2. floyd firman
    July 16th, 2014 at 16:44 | #2

    Cindy, It was always a treat to see your mother in the store, I enjoyed talking to her. Sorry for your loss. Floyd and Joa

  3. Melba Jean Ellingsworth
    July 16th, 2014 at 17:18 | #3

    Thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family at this time. Eloise was a wonderful person and I enjoyed her so much. I also remember your father and thought he was a great guy. You were so fortunate to have such wonderful parents. Love and prayers, Melba Jean

  4. John & Lynn Rose
    July 17th, 2014 at 01:19 | #4

    Ray,
    So sorry to hear of your loss.

    John & Lynn Rose

  5. Michelle St. John Bruder
    July 18th, 2014 at 09:53 | #5

    My thoughts and prayers are with you today. I remember our
    Canada camping trip. When Aunt Eloise was warming her feet by the fire. Her shoes started smoking and she did a little dance when she stood up. In the morning those shoes were curled right up. To this day it still makes me giggle.

  6. Fortana Walsh
    July 18th, 2014 at 19:00 | #6

    My deepest condolences go out to the family of our dear Partridge Knoll friend, Eloise. She will be truly missed. We all gained so much from having known and loved Eloise.
    Tana

  7. Keith Carmany
    July 18th, 2014 at 20:55 | #7

    Dear Family,
    I am sorry for your loss. She is in a better place. I was a PT Dietitian for public health for 25 years. Eloise and Wendy recruited me. I spent many hours with her with patients. Such a wonderful caring nurse and outstanding person. She was a role model for many. My prayers for you all,
    Keith M. Carmany RD

  8. Bill Dibble
    July 19th, 2014 at 20:00 | #8

    I was so sorry to hear of Eloise’s passing. Having worked for St. Lawrence County Purchasing Department, I became acquainted with both Keith and Eloise. (Keith in Sales and Eloise working in Public Health) They were both wonderful and caring people that I am glad to have known. May God comfort all members of the family. Bill Dibble

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