Young, Doris B.
Doris Beck Young, of Mountville, PA passed away December 24th in the care of Hospice as the result of a fall. She shared 55 years of marriage with her husband, Clair R. Young who passed away August 2, 2002.
She retired in 1982 from the Purchasing Department of the former Armstrong Carpet Plant. Doris was a 1946 graduate of Columbia High School and a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Columbia. She taught in the church nursery and was an active member of the church choir and served as Parrish Secretary FOR 12 years. She also worked with children through HARC.
Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late LeRoy J. Beck and Thelma White Beck.
Doris enjoyed her family, homemaking, walking, needlework, reading, gardening and served as a volunteer with the Meals On Wheels Program and St. Anne's Retirement Village.
Doris is survived by a daughter, Marcia Y. O'Connor, wife of Thomas, Lancaster, PA and a son, Mitchell L. Young, husband of Patricia, Columbia, PA. She is also survived by her brother, Kenneth E. Beck, husband of Dolores, Mountville, PA and a sister-in-law Lois Mummaw, wife of Alvin, Ironville, PA. She was a proud grandmother to Stephen T. Keim, Crested Butte, CO and Jonathan P. Keim, husband of Beth, Lemont, PA.
Her youngest grandson, Andrew J. Keim, of State College, PA pre- deceased his grandmother. She was also a great grandmother to Isaac and Elijah Keim, sons of Jonathan and Beth Keim.
A Memorial Service honoring Dorisís life will be held at the Sheetz Funeral Home 16 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 11 A.M. Family and friends will be received before the service at the funeral home from 10 A.M.- 11 A.M. Interment will be private at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations, in Doris's name, to Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Dr, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.
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