Mildred B. “Bernie” Young, age 90, 713 Wall St., Danville, PA died late Friday evening, Aug. 14, 2020, at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
Born in Throop on May 20, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mildred (Matushak) Mazak. She was a 1947 graduate of Throop High School and a 1950 graduate of the Scranton State Hospital School of Nursing.
Bernie resided in Danville since 1950 and was employed by Danville State Hospital for 25 years as a psychiatric nurse retiring in 1977.
She was a member of Pine Street Lutheran Church, Danville; the PA State Nurses Association and the Scranton State Hospital Alumni Association. In her spare time she enjoyed reading and working on crossword puzzles.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis W. “Bill” Young on August 25, 2003.
Bernie is survived by three children: William R. Young, Danville, Jeri, wife of Frank Wysocki, Manassas, Va., David J. Young, who resided with her; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; two brothers: Michael R. Mazak, and his wife Joan, Olyphant and Kenneth J. Mazak, and his wife Rowena, Oldsmar, Fla. , a sister, Gail, wife of Jack Quinn, Blakely and a sister-in-law: Shirley Becker, Riverside.
At Bernie’s request, her funeral services will be private for her family. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Danville.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Roat-Kriner Funeral Home, 1133 Bloom Road, Danville.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be sent to the Thomas Beaver Free Library, 317 Ferry St., Danville, PA 17821.
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