Edith P. Young

Edith P. Young, of Medina, NY entered into rest unexpectedly on Monday, July 26, 2021 at the age of 84.


Born January 23,1937, in West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Ellis Roy and Martha J. (Parker) Murphy. Edie married Harry E. Young on May 1, 1954 and moved to Medina, NY where together they built their home and raised a family of three children. Her most cherished role was that of mother and grandmother, dedicating her life to her family and being a homemaker. Over the years she worked at Thomas J. Lipton Co. and Lyndonville canning factory.  Edie was a longtime parishioner of the East Shelby Community Bible Church. She had been active through the YMCA silver sneakers program. Edie enjoyed her home and gardening and was a great cook. She often hosted large family gatherings and welcomed out-of-town family visits. In later years she enjoyed feeding her birds, taking care of her dog, Elvis and socializing with her special homecare helpers. She was a kind, gentle and caring woman that saw the good in everyone and believed all people deserved second chances.  


Edie is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harry in 1990; and siblings, Murrel Murphy, Burrel Murphy, Roy E. Murphy, Opal Neal, Louvera Holdren and Thelma Neal.


Left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Durwin (Melinda) Young, Vickie (Michael) Restivo and Aaron (Jennifer) Young; beloved grandmother of Stacey (Andrew) Gardner, Christine Stevens, Brigitte Lee, Chasen Lee and Lyndsay Young; five great-grandchildren; dear sister of Juanita (Terry) Allman; beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews.  


Calling hours will be held on Saturday, August 14th from 11am-1pm at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., where a memorial service will immediately follow at 1pm. Interment will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the East Shelby Community Bible Church, 5278 E. Shelby Rd., Medina, NY 14103.