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YOUNG, Mary “Dorothy” (nee O’Byrne)

May 15, 1924 – Lewvan, SK
May 18, 2017 – Calgary, AB

Dorothy Young of Calgary, AB, passed away on May 18, 2017 at the age of 93 years.

She was born near Gray, SK to Mark and Lavina (McAllister) O’Byrne; early education was at Gough School, Lewvan and Loretto Convent, Sedley with post-secondary at Reliance School of Commerce, in Regina graduating in 1943. Moving west to Calgary in 1945 she began working in the fledgling Alberta Oil and Gas industry retiring after 45 years as Payroll Supervisor with PanCanadian Petroleum Ltd. (now Encana), in 1989.

Dorothy married Ernest “Douglas” Young, of Calgary, in 1982 and gained a beautiful family of six which grew to include many grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory: daughter, Monica Young (Doug); sons, Bruce (Dianne), MacDonald (Carol); daughters, Genevieve (Greg) Nicas and Jessica Young; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, John (Irene), Leonard (Rose), Raymond (Margaret), Cecil (Eleanor); sister, Eileen O’Byrne; sister-in-law, Anne O’Byrne and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dorothy is predeceased by husband, Doug Young; step-daughter, Loretta Young; brothers, Leslie (in childhood), Leo and Joseph; sisters and brothers-in-law, Anne (Norman) McGrath, (Bill Ulrich), Stella (Jim) Kirk; nephew, Patrick Kirk and great-niece, Holly Moran.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 – 18th Avenue S.W.) on June 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow at the church. Condolences may be forwarded through Donations are gratefully accepted in lieu of flowers to Southern Alberta Brain Injured Society (#102, 2116- 27 Avenue N.E. Calgary, AB T2E 7A6),

In living memory of Dorothy Young, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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