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 Laurent J. “Babe” Young

Laurent J. “Babe” Young

Birth
Springvale, York County, Maine, USA
Death 19 Nov 1986 (aged 74)
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Burial Springvale, York County, Maine, USA
Plot Brookside Ave - Lot 876
Memorial ID 100372517 · View Source
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JOURNAL TRIBUNE
Wednesday, November 19, 1986

SANFORD – Laurent J. "Babe" Young, 74, of 82 June Street, died today at Mercy Hospital, Portland, after a brief illness.

He was born in Springvale January 21, 1912, a son of Wilfred J. and Laura Lavoie Young. He attended Sanford schools and graduated from Sanford High School in 1929. he attended the former Gorham Normal School.

Young was and electrician at the South Portland Shipyard during World War II. From 1945 to 1954, he worked as an electrician at the former Goodall-Sanford Textile Mills. He was also employed at Kidder Press, retiring in 1976.

He was a member and past master of Springvale Masonic Lodge and a district education representative and deputy grand master for the Grand Lodge of Maine. He also was a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies of Portland, the Cora Temple Shrine in Lewiston, the White Rose Chapter of Royal Arch Mason Lodge in Sanford and Ruth Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. He was a former member of the Springvale Call Fire Department.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Winnie E. Smith Young of Sanford; three daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Lucille) Higley of Elmira, NY, Mrs. James (Joyce Ann) Caruso of Succasunna, NJ, and Mrs. Donald (Nancy) Smith of Springvale; one brother, Oscar Young of Scarborough; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A Masonic funeral service will be conducted Friday at 1 p.m. at Heald Funeral Home, 61 Main Street, Springvale, by the Springvale Masonic Lodge. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Springvale.

Visiting hours at the funeral home are Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.


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  • Created by: Frank Chesley
  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100372517
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laurent J. “Babe” Young (21 Jan 1912–19 Nov 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100372517, citing Riverside Cemetery, Springvale, York County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Frank Chesley (contributor 47183561) .