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Richard E. YOUNG

July 20, 1932 — May 16, 2022

Richard E. YOUNG, 89, of Ulysses, PA, died Monday, May 16, 2022 in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.

Born July 20, 1932, in Newfield, Ulysses Township, he was the son of Ross Young and Eleanor Howe Ramsey.  On September 4, 1954, in Burlington, VT, he married the former Helen Corrine Bombard Young, who predeceased him on September 12, 2015.  He was a 1950 graduate of Ulysses High School.  A Korean War Veteran, he served honorably with the US Air Force from 1951 – 1961.  He was employed by Dresser-Rand in Wellsville for 32 years.  Dick was a member of the Gold Church, Friendship Lodge #24, F.&A.M., Charlotte, VT, Coudersport Consistory, and served with the Potter County Civil Air Patrol.  In the 1960’s and 1970’s, he was an ambulance driver for the Tri-Town Volunteer Ambulance in Ulysses.

Surviving are:  four children, Richard E. “Ric” (Ruby) Young, Jr. of Monterey, TN, Robert B. (Wendy) Young of Essex, VT, Robin (David) Freeman and Cristy “Sam” (Roger) Jeffers, both of Ulysses;  eight grandchildren, Sarah Izzo, Benjamin Young, Lacey Young, Aimee Vallieres, Alicia Freeman, Alaina Freeman, Sydnee Slocum, and Blake Jeffers;  eight great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Allison, Anna, Madison, Dominic, Braden, Zoe, and Hadlee;  nieces and nephews, including special niece, Donna Powell.  In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by three brothers, Raymond Young, John Ted Young, and Harold Jack Young;  a sister, Patricia Conable;  his step-father, Jack Ramsey;  and his step-mother, Vera Hanes Young.

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1019 Gazdag Road, Ulysses, PA.  Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Tri-Town Volunteer Fire Co., Attn: Truck Fund, P.O. Box 277, Ulysses, PA 16948 or Tri-Town Firemen’s Auxiliary, P.O. Box 156, Ulysses, PA 16948.

Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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