Evelyn R. ‘‘Ev’’ Young

July 23, 1928 - January 1, 2022

Evelyn R. ”Ev” Young, 93, of 722 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at United Zion Retirement Community in Lititz.

Born July 23, 1928, in Dubois, she was a daughter of the late Robert P. and Anna C. (Crawford) Renwick. On Aug. 26, 1962, she married Richard T. Young, who passed away on Aug. 24, 2015. She was previously married to Paul K. Anderson. He passed away in 1961.

She is survived by: her children, Thomas Young and wife Glenna of Belleville, Pam Wilson and husband Robert of Lititz, Sharon George and husband Everett of Dover, Deborah Stayton of Ottawa, Ill.; a daughter-in-law, Mona Anderson of Belleville; a son-in-law, Michael Swyers of Mocksville, S.C.; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son Gary Anderson on Dec. 5, 2020, her daughter Dee Swyers on Nov. 15, 2015, and a brother, Robert A. Renwick.

Ev graduated from Brockway Snyder High School in 1946. She was primarily a homemaker.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Belleville, a member of Friendship Sunday school class, and a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Lewistown Chapter.

She enjoyed going on family beach vacations, gardening, traveling domestically and internationally in her earlier years, and she was an avid reader.

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to: St. John’s Lutheran Church Memorial fund, PO Box 5716, Belleville, PA 17004.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville.

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