Linda D. Young of Ferndale, NY a homemaker and a lifelong area resident, died Monday, November 8, 2021 at Garnet Health Medical Center, Middletown, NY from pneumonia and complications from metastatic cancer. She was 65.
The daughter of Ruth McCollough Young and Donald Young, she was born December 29, 1955 in Liberty, NY.
Linda enjoyed crocheting, music, and nature; she was a member of the Vine and Branch Free Methodist Church, Liberty, NY. She was a great mother and always told her children, “Being a mother is the best thing that ever happened to me.”
Survivors include her children, Christian Allegretta and his partner Marianne Lam of Westborough, MA, Melissa Lopez and her husband Antonio of Montgomery, NY, and Robert Allegretta of Ferndale, NY; her mother, Ruth Young of Ferndale, NY; her sisters Cheryl Ellis and her husband Robert of Springfield, VA, and Barbara Muller and her husband Paul of Liberty Hill, TX; six grandchildren, ranging from ages 9 to 20, as well as two nieces and two nephews. Linda was predeceased by her siblings, Donna Ruth Young, and Donald Young; and her father Donald Young.
The family will be holding an ash scattering ceremony in Spring of 2022 at a location to be determined.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home, West St. at Buckley, Liberty, NY 845-292-0001 or 845-439-5200 www.Harris-FH.com