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October 17, 1914 — May 11, 2015

Henry C. Young, 100, Altoona, passed away Monday at Golden LivingCenter-Hillview Chateau.

He was born in Johnstown, son of the late Theodore J. and Elizabeth “Betty” (Weis) Young. He married Isabel R. Burley on March 26, 1942, in Winchester, Va., and she preceded him in death on July 21, 1988.

Surviving are a grandson, Theodore J. (Tammy) Young of Altoona; a granddaughter, Christine (Frederick) Cleaver of Woodland; two great-grandchildren: Amber L. Claycomb and Tyler J. Claycomb; a sister, Mary Mock in New Jersey; a daughter-in-law, Margo Osterhought; and Henry’s longtime friend, Irene Barth.

He was preceded in death by a son, James C.; and five siblings: Margaret Coble, Charles, John, Paul and Helen.

Henry served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a buyer and salesperson in the carpet department of Gable’s Department Store, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Bavarian Aid Society, James L. Noble VFW Post 3, Bellwood Eagles, Golden Nuggets and Blair County Antique Auto Club.

Henry enjoyed antique cars, fishing, bowling, boating, dancing, and going to the Blair Senior Center to be with friends and have some meals.

At the request of the deceased, the service will be private at the convenience of the family, Pastor Steve Derr officiating. Inurnment will be at Oakridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be sent to the Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 300 Fifth Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.


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