Farming Rural 13

J. Ralph Young Jr.

1931 ~ 2021 (age 90)


J. Ralph Young Jr., 90, of Fleming, passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at home with his family by his side. He was the son of the late John R. and Alice Nichols Young. Ralph owned and operated the Fleming Homestead Farm for many years with his wife Janet. He was active over the years in the 4 -H Club and past president of the NYS Jersey Cattle Club. He also was a member of Masonic Lodge #221,  Scipio Chapter #173 OES, Past Grand Swordbearer of Masons. Ralph was a member of the Bartow United Methodist Church and an active member of the Fleming Federated Church. Ralph and Janet traveled to all 50 states and the providence of Canada.  Ralph and Janet enjoyed their winter home in Bartow for many years.

He is survived by:
Wife:                    Janet M. Young

Children:             James E. (Larraine) Young
                           Jennie (Thomas) Walczyk
                           John H. (Debra) Young
                           Susan (Douglas) Shelmidine
                           Linda (John) Dascanio
Brother:              Robert W. (Frances) Young

15 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren

In addition to his parents, Ralph was predeceased by his son, Donald R. Young, sisters Pauline (John) Bower, Jane (Tillman) Bower and Velma (Joe) Bryant.

Visitation will be from 5PM to 7PM on Friday, December 10, 2021 at Brew Funeral Home, 48 South Street, Auburn with a Masonic service at 7pm. A memorial service will be at 11AM on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Fleming Federated Church, 4967 State Route 34, Auburn.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Masonic Medical Research Institute, 2150 Bleecker Street, Utica, NY 13501, the Fleming Federated Church, in Care of Diane Saxton (4398 Ridge Rd. Union Springs, NY 13160) or Hospice of CNY and of the Finger Lakes, 990 7th N. Street, Liverpool, NY 13088 in memory J. Ralph Young Jr.

The family would like to extend sincere thanks to caregivers Alicen Powers, Hospice of CNY and the Fingerlakes, and Bluefield Manor staff and friends.

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December 10, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brew Funeral Home
48 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Masonic Service
December 10, 2021

7:00 PM
Brew Funeral Home
48 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Memorial Service
December 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Fleming Federated Church (Auburn)


Hospice of Central New York & of the Finger Lakes
990 Seventh North Street, Liverpool NY 13088
Tel: 1-315-634-2159

Fleming Federated Church
In Care of Diane Saxton (4398 Ridge Road), Union Springs NY 13160

Masonic Medical Research Institute
2150 Bleecker Street, Utica NY 13501

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