David Allen Young, 74, of Marblehead, passed away on Feb. 17 with his wife and sweet daughter Alesha by his side. He was born on May 3, 1947, in Fremont, the son of Raymond and Mary (Brudzinski) Young; the youngest of nine children. Dave’s elementary education was at Sacred Heart Catholic School. He graduated from Fremont St. Joseph Central Catholic High School in 1965 where he helped the football team to an undefeated 27-0 record over three years!
Dave married his high school sweetheart Mary Ann (Foos) Young on Nov. 5, 1966, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He worked at First Energy as a carpenter/maintenance supervisor where he retired on March 3, 2007. Dave was a carpenter literally and figuratively. He built his homes, cabin, and much more. He built his family on a foundation of faith and love. Dave enjoyed boating, fishing, hunting, traveling, riding his Harley, The Ohio State Buckeyes, and spending quality time with his wife, family, and good friends.
Dave is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Mary Ann (Foos) Young; daughter, Angie (Chris) Merklin; sons, Doug (Wendy) and Brad (Jamie); daughter, Alesha Young; sisters, Phyllis Boucher, Rosalie (Bill) Rollins, and Pamela Phillips; brother, Raymond (Diane); 8 grandchildren, Hanna, Carlee, Alex, Elyse, Shane, Tyler, Taylor, and Brooke. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jim, Joe, and John; sister, Mary Ann; and granddaughter, Payton Young.
Visitation and a vigil prayer service was held Friday, Feb. 25, at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home located at 425 E State St, Fremont. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 26, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 709 Croghan St., Fremont, Fr. James Brown presided. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Central Catholic High School https://www.bishop-hoffman.net/donate-online or the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation https://www.ohiospf.org/donate/.