|Birth: ||Mar. 15, 1931|
|Death: ||Nov. 5, 2008|
BOONVILLE — Mabel (Schleicher) Young, 77, a resident of Post St. and the wife of Donald, passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2008, at St. Luke's Memorial Hospital in New Hartford, after a long illness.
Mabel was born in Cold Brook, on March 15, 1931, a daughter of Leon and Mildred Weaver Schleicher. She grew up in the vicinity of Cold Brook, then moving with her family to Vernon Center, before moving to Boonville, where her family settled on a farm on the Upper West Leyden Road. She completed her education at Boonville Central School.
For several years, Mabel was employed as a clerk at Jack's Clothing and Footwear Store, in Boonville, and she was also employed as a house keeper in many Boonville residences.
On May 1, 1948, in Boonville, Mabel was united in marriage with Donald F. Young, a blessed and happy union of 60 years. After that the couple moved to Post St. where they have since resided.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Boonville, and the Boonville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. Young greatly enjoyed crocheting, and making blankets for her cherished grandchildren, great grandchildren, and at the present time she was making a blanket for a great great grandchild.
In addition to her husband, Mabel is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Frank Young, Kim and Linda Young, all of Boonville; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Brenda and David Webster, Constableville, Jill Young, Boonville, Trudy and Melvin Drake, Lee Center; ten grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Donald, Jr., in 1977. Also surviving are three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Helen Abel, Beverly and George Wheelock, Shirley and Stewart Dunn; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Gordon and Joyce Schleicher, Boonville, Bernie Yelton, Collinsville, and his friend, Peggy Krug, Verle and Wynola Yelton, Talcottville. She was predeceased by a brother, Paul Yelton, in October 2006.
Her family wishes to express their sincere and heart felt appreciation to Sandy and Chuck Matthews for their kind and compassionate care shown to Mabel during her illness.
Her Funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with interment in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Boonville Fire Department Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 164, Boonville, NY 13309. Rome Sentinel 11/6/2008
Leon Schleicher (1897 - 1931)
Mildred Ida Weaver Schleicher (1908 - 1976)
Donald Frederick Young (1949 - 1977)*
New York, USA
Created by: DBT
Record added: Apr 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69068575
David G. Stuart
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