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Gouverneur, NY, 13642
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Ralph F. Young

Dan McClelland

Funeral services for Ralph F. Young, age 76 of the Dolly Road was held at 11a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Fox and Murray Funeral Home, with Rev. Rob Schirmer officiating.  
Calling hours were held on Monday from 2p.m. to 6p.m. at the funeral home.  
Mr. Young passed away on Friday,June 17, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.
Surviving is his longtime companion Bonnie Petrie; two sons- Kenneth (Cheryl) Young and Ralph Young, both of Booneville; two daughters- Darlene (John) Minco of Booneville and Arena (John) Beaver of Vernon N.Y.; two sisters- Augusta and Patricia Young of Florida; four brothers -Clinton (Ellen) Young of Black Lake, Charles Young of Heuvelton, David (Mary) Young of Massena and Douglas (Yvonne) Young of Black Lake; along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A brother Lafayette Young predeceased him.
Ralph was born on April 25, 1940 in the Town of Macomb, a son of the late Ralph D. and Edna M. (Bailey) Young.  
He attended Morristown school for his education, and began loading freight cars in Syracuse in 1959.  His career later advanced and he became employed with Owl Wire & Cable in Syracuse for ten years, a self-employed body and fender repairman for ten years, and then worked for Cole Muffler for an additional five years until 1987 when he became injured.
Prior marriages ended, but in 1991 he again found happiness with Bonnie Petrie ever since.  Ralph was a former member of the Syracuse VFW and he enjoyed hunting and fishing on Black Lake.
Memorial contributions can be made to Morristown Volunteer Fire & Rescue, 200 Morris Street, Morristown, NY 13664.  Condolences can also be made online at