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Dorothy Youngcourt Sparks

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Death 15 Oct 2015 (aged 88)
Burial Woodstown, Salem County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 153863929 · View Source
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Dorothy Y. Sparks, 88, of Pedricktown passed away at Inspira Health Center in Elmer on Thursday, October 15, 2015. Born on August 26, 1927 she was the daughter of Marcus Youngcourt and Emily Taylor Youngcourt Rhoads.

She graduated from Penns Grove High School Class of 1945 and worked briefly at Penns Grove National Bank before marrying her husband Walter Sparks, Jr. upon his return from World War II. They were wed in 1947 and were married 56 years at the time of his passing in 2003. She lived most of her life in Pedricktown and was well known within the community. In addition to being a homemaker, she was also an integral part of the family vegetable farm.

She is survived by her sons, Dean W. Sparks of Pedricktown and Wayne R. Sparks of Paulsboro, a grandson Levi and sister-in-law Catherine Youngcourt of Pennsville. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her brother C. Marcus Youngcourt.

A public graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 11 am at the Salem County Veterans Cemetery in Pilesgrove. Adams Funeral Home



Published in South Jersey Times on Oct. 17, 2015.


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  • Created by: The Bull
  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153863929
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Youngcourt Sparks (26 Aug 1927–15 Oct 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153863929, citing Salem County War Veterans Memorial Park & Cemetery, Woodstown, Salem County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by The Bull (contributor 46831114) .