Innisfil Historical Society
The Innisfil Scope
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At Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ont., Jack Young of Barrie at the age of 77 years. He was the husband of Marian (nee Burns), and the father of Coralee (Ernest Buck), Richard (Heike) and Donna. He was predeceased by his parents William and Cora Young of Stroud and his brother George. He was the brother of Mary Greeley of Campbell River, B. C. and formerly of Stroud. Jack was educated at the old Stroud School SS#1 and Barrie Central Collegiate.. He took up skydiving in his 40's, graduated with a BA from Wilfred Laurier University in his 60's and had been working on his master's degree lately. With his father and brother he owned Young's IGA store in Stroud. He was a member of the supervisory committee of the Innisfil Credit Union, former chairman of the Innisfil Police Commissionand and a director of the Barrie and District Real Estate Board. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Eastern Star, a member of the Probus Club and a member of both the Barrie and the Stroud Curling Clubs. The funeral service was held frpm the chapel of the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, Minet's Point in Barrie on October 9th, 2007. Interment was in St. Paul's Cemetery, Innisfil.