Jean L. Young, 85, of Akron, passed away peacefully Wednesday (Oct. 16, 2013).
Jean was born and raised in Marietta by the late Edgar and Frieda Matthews. After graduating from Marietta High School in 1945, she married her husband John of 62 years. She was a loving mother and grandmother to her nine grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with her family and particularly enjoyed outings with her grandkids, family holiday gatherings and sending cards for special occasions. She was an avid Cleveland sports fan and enjoyed watching golf with John.
She was preceded in death by her husband John who passed away in July of this year. Jean is survived by her children Kristi (Doug) James, Leslie (Sevren) Maynard, Matt (Lindsay) Young, grandchildren Caroline, Callie, Ryan, Savannah, Olivia, Joshua, Cullen, Abby and Carter. She is also survived by her three nephews, Andy, Mark and Dan Young.
A memorial service will be held Friday (Oct. 18, 2013) 5 p.m. at the Hummel Funeral Home, 3475 Copley Rd., Copley, Ohio, 44321, with the Rev. Amjad Samuel officiating. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Please visit www.hummelcares.com where memories and condolences may be shared.