Kenneth (Ken) 'Buzz' Gary Young
Kenneth (Ken) "Buzz" Gary Young, 75, passed away, Wednesday, September 4, at UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh. Ken was born in Sewickley Valley Hospital, on August 1, 1944, son of the late James Kenneth Young and Lila McKean Young. He married his best friend, Lorraine Pfeifer on November 21, 1964, she survives.
Ken was a regional manager of Oil & Gas & Water Quality for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. He truly loved to work and garden. He enjoyed his winters in Florida, fishing, kayaking, hunting and shooting trap. More than anything, Ken enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow up and attend their sporting events. He was a member of the cemetery board, the Townville Borough Council, fire department, Masonic Lodge in Titusville, a social member of the Moose, Erie / Crawford Trap League, Sparta Sports Club and Black Ash Sportmen's Club.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Lorraine Young of Townville; three sons, Michael Todd Young and his wife Brenda of Kernersville, NC; Bradley Jay Young and his wife Wanda of Pittsburgh, PA and Kevin Scott Young of Wallburg, NC; six grandchildren, Abby & Aryn Young; Sidney & Dylan Young and Kyle & Vanessa Young; his sister Shirley Lindsey of Butler; also many extended family members.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Ken and Lila Young.
Friends and family are invited to call the Ryan M. Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 33353 N. Main Street, Townville, PA 16360, on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.. A Funeral Service will be held at the Townville United Methodist Church, 33729 N Main St, Townville, PA 16360, on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 12:00 P.M..
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute, 16792 Conneaut Lake Rd, Meadville, PA 16335; Townville Ambulance, 33441 North Main Street, P. O. Box 6, Townville, PA 16360 or to the Townville United Methodist Church, 33729 N. Main Street, Townville, PA 16360.
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Published on September 6, 2019


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Lou D’Amico
Sep 08, 2019
It was a privilege to work with Ken over the years. We became good friends. I had enormous respect for Ken’s work. I will miss him greatly.
John Baughman
Sep 07, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.