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Jean M. Young

December 15, 1928 — April 29, 2019


Jean M. Young

Newark—Jean M. Young, 90, died on Monday (April 29, 2019) at the DeMay Living Center.

Family and friends may call from 12:00 to 2:00 PM on Monday (May 6th) at the Paul L Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark where a funeral service will follow the calling hours. Burial will be in the Newark Cemetery.

Memorials, in her name, may be made to the Marbletown Fire Department, 6416 Silver Hill Road, Newark, New York 14513.

Jean was born on December 15, 1928 in Rochester, the daughter of the late Chauncey and Edna Skinner Cowan. She graduated from Geneva High School, Class of 1947. Jean was a member of the Park Presbyterian Church. At one time she had worked at the Newark Developmental Center and volunteered at the Roosevelt Center.

She is survived by a son Richard (Diane) of Lyons; ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Jean was predeceased by her husband Robert E.; infant son John, son Michael and twins Thomas and Daniel; her daughter Linda Button; and her brother Gerald Cowan.


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Monday, May 6, 2019

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home

127 E Miller St, Newark, NY 14513

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