Vickie L. Young

June 11, 2012       

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    Vickie L. Young, 58, of Watertown, passed away on Sunday, June 10, at Samaritan Medical Center.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.  The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in Brownville Cemetery following cremation.

Jan. 4, 1954, in Watertown, the daughter of Charles and Josephine Brown Young, she attended Watertown schools and received a GED. Her education included taking classes at Jefferson Community College. 

Vickie did volunteer work for JCC, Jefferson Rehabilitation Center and the Samaritan Medical Center.

had numerous health issues that she battled over the years as a result of severe arthritis, which led to many operations.  

Vickie was a cancer survivor and a strong Relay for Life advocate.

She was an avid supporter of the New York Yankees. 

She enjoyed all information about Angels, QVC and was addicted to her iPad which allowed her to keep in touch with family members and friends that did not live locally.

Surviving are four brothers, Richard (Janet) Young, Sackets Harbor, Ronald (Donita), Ariz., William Young, Fla., and Roger (Roxanne) Young, Watertown; a sister, Sarah DeWolfe, Oklahoma; nephews, Matt, Joshua, Justin; nieces Laura, Alicia, Rachel and many others; and er long time friend, John Corbett.

Donations in memory of Vickie may go to the Jefferson Community College Relay for Life team, the Arthritis Foundation or to a charity of one's choice.

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Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.