Nov. 3, 1919-Aug. 8, 2012
Mary C. Young, 92, of Delphos died at 4:48 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Delphos to Arthur and Clara (Laudick) Mueller, who are both deceased.
Her husband, Richard F. Young, who she married on Aug. 16, 1947, preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 1980.
Survivors include two sons, Steve Young of Clifton, Va., and Dave Young of Cincinnati; three daughters, Barb (Don) Miller of Granville, Sister Mary Clarine (Rebecca) of Toledo and Mariam (Greg) Scherger of Delphos; 10 grandchildren, Allison Miller, Bryan (Pranati) Miller, Tim (Jillian) Miller, Ryan, Ashley; Riley, Peter and Mollie Young, Stephanie (Aaron) Gonya, and Nathan Scherger; and great-grandchildren Eillie Miller, Benjamin Miller and Aleah Gonya.
Also preceding her in death was a brother, Richard C. Mueller.
Mrs. Young worked as a staff nurse at St. Rita’s and Van Wert County Hospital and did private duty. She also volunteered at the St. John’s rectory. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, CD of A and the Altar Rosary Society. She was also an associate of the Sisters of Notre Dame. She led the rosary before funerals for many years. She graduated from St. John’s High School in 1937 and from St. Rita’s School of Nursing in 1940. She was also a member of the Women’s Bible Study Group, a mentor of the St. John’s Widows’s Club and a leader of the Get-Well Prayer Group. She loved to crochet and she made many gifts for her family and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral home, where a Parish Wake will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial Contributions are to the St. John’s Teacher Endowment Fund of the Sisters of Notre Dame.