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Barbara B. Young

January 17, 1925 — October 26, 2021


Barbara B. Young, 96, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her daughters, in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 26, 2021.

She was born January 17th, 1925, in Mercer County, PA and was the daughter of Mildred and Kenneth Brugler.

She lived nearly her entire life in Warren, Ohio, graduating from Warren G. Harding in June of 1943.  She attended Baldwin Wallace College.

She married the love of her life, Dr. Jack E. Young on May 27th, 1944. They enjoyed over 50 years of marriage before his passing on December 27, 1997.  They enjoyed many years at their cottage at Sandy Lake and traveled the world together.

They have three children - Gary (Chris) Young of Westminster, Colorado; Linda (Earl) Williams of Indianapolis, Indiana; Cathy (Jerry) Cox of Cicero, Indiana.  Her loving Grandchildren include: Stephanie (Glen) Lebal, Chrissie Bradshaw-Powers, Michael (Jennifer) Young, Matthew (Erica) Young, Megan (Joe) Schmidt, Ryan Williams, Kim (Seth) Angell, Kelly (Jeremy) Knox, and Mark (Hali) Abruzzo.

She adored her Great-Grandchildren - Rhiannon, Jack, Eric, Jillian, Cameron, Blake, Caroline, Connor, Anthony, Natalie, Joey, Morgan, Jameson, Jackson, and Christina, along with her Step Great Grandchildren and wonderful Nieces and Nephews.

She served, gave generously, and loved her friends and family deeply.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Warren, Ohio, United Methodist Women, Women’s Church Golf and Bowling Leagues, Morning Light Chapter of Eastern Star, Trumbull Country Club, former member of Junior Crafts, Trumbull Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Women’s Auxiliary to Corydon Palmer Dental Society and the Trumbull County Duplicate Bridge Club where she achieved a Life Master.  She loved all sports, bridge and traveling.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jack, her sister and brother-in-law Virginia & Kurt Dillon and her brother and sister-in-law Dick and Jeanie Brugler.

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Calling Hours will be from 1:00pm to 3:00pm and Funeral Service will be at 3:00pm on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at Howland United Methodist Church 730 Howland Wilson Rd NE, Warren, OH 44484.

Internment will take place in Crown Hill Burial Park.

We will always carry her memory in our hearts.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to: Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County 812 Youngstown Kingsville Road SE Vienna, OH 44473.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Crematory LLC 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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