Roger Young beloved husband of Roberta Young of Cochrane, passed away on Friday, November 28, 2008 at the age of 65 years.
Roger was born in Picton, ON. He spent most of his working career as a crane operator, working on several major projects throughout Canada. He retired as a supervisor with Sterling Crane in Calgary. Roger had a passion for life. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and being surrounded by friends. Roger was a master of all trades and could fix anything. Roger lived for his family and especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Besides his loving wife of forty-two years, Roger is survived by a son Clint Young (Stacey); a daughter Cyndi Young; and three grandchildren, Travis Young, Karinda Young and Lucas Young. He is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law Lorraine and Les Haley of Nova Scotia; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Allan and Diana Young of London, ON and Hugh Young of Edmonton and numerous nieces and nephews. Roger was predeceased by his parents, Lorne and Trudy Young.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Cochrane Funeral Home (369 Railway Street, Cochrane, AB) on Friday, December 5, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson’s Society of Southern Alberta, #102, 5636 Burbank Crescent S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 243-9901, www.parkinsons-society.org.
In living memory of Roger Young, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.Print This Obituary & Condolences