Frederick Franklin Young

September 2, 1948 ~ December 19, 2018 (age 70)



  On the morning of December 19th, 2018, Frederick Franklin Young, Jr.  of Canton passed away quietly at Robert Packer Hospital.  He was 70 years of age, and husband of the former Christine Ellis.   Born September 2nd, 1948 in Sayre, he was the son of Frederick F. and Gladys Young, Sr.  Fred was a kind, gentle soul who worked for many years as a caregiver for disabled adults.  His smile could light up a room.  He made friends easily and was always looking for ways to help others.  Fred also had an unshakable faith in the Lord, and was a member of the Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) in Canton.

  He is survived by his wife Christine, son Frederick  F. Young, III  and daughter Mary Ann Young, all of Athens, Pa. and grandchildren Mirissa Young, Zane Young and Pyper Norton.  He was preceded in death by his parents,  two sisters and six brothers. 

   Visitation will be 10 A.M. Thursday, December 27th at Morse & Kleese Funeral Home, 94 N. Center Street, Canton.  A celebration of Fred’s life will be held at 11 A. M. with Pastor Nancy Beahm officiating.  Interment will follow in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, Pa.  (

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Celebration of Life
December 27, 2018

11:00 AM
Morse & Kleese
94 N. Center Street
Canton, PA 17724

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