LOWVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) - Thomas C. Young, 58, Hemlock Drive died on Friday, November 8, 2019 at his home.
Tom was born on March 29, 1961 in Lowville the son of Ronald D. and Julia A. (Benware) Young. He graduated from Lowville Academy and Central School in 1980. Tom went to work for Climax Mfg. right of high school as a Gluer Operator for 14 years. He then accepted a position with International Paper in Indianapolis, Indiana as a Section Manager where he worked until Multiple Sclerosis forced him to retire.
Tom married his high school sweetheart Susan M. McVoy on August 22, 1981 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Croghan.
Tom is survived by his two daughters, Heather L. Young of Mooresville, Indiana; Jessica M. Young of Cortland, New York and her daughter, his joy, Madison Marie Griep; his parents, Ron and Julia, Lowville; his brothers and sister, Ronald D. (Susan) Young II, South Carolina; Anna Marie (Howard J.) Koch, Indiana; Kip A. (Suzanne) Young, Chateaugay, NY and John M. Young, Lowville; nieces, nephews; and the mother of his children, Susan (Greg) Kulzer.
He is predeceased by his niece, Krystal Koch, and his beloved canine friend Sophie.
Tom enjoyed many outdoor activities which included snowmobiling, fishing and hunting with his family. He loved watching football and was an avid New York Yankees fan.
A memorial service will be on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 12 noon at the Sundquist Funeral Home with Rev. Jay Seymour, officiating. Burial will follow in Old Glendale Cemetery.
A calling hour will precede the memorial service from 11 AM to 12 Noon.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Tom’s name may be made to: Multiple Sclerosis Resources of CNY, Inc., PO Box 237, 6743 Kinne Street, E. Syracuse, NY 13057 http://msrofcny.org/donation/ or the Lewis County Human Society, PO Box 682, Lowville, NY 13367.
Messages of sympathy may be shared with the family online at: www.sundquistfh.com.