Bertha “Bert” Young age 98, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 3:18 A.M. on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Versailles Health Care Center. Bert was born February 12, 1917 in Frenchtown, Ohio to the late Leo & Ethel (Simon) McEldowney.
Bert is survived by her brothers & sisters-in-law, Cletus & Pat McEldowney of Arcanum, John & Joyce McEldowney of Versailles and Jerome “Jerry” McEldowney of St. Marys; sisters, Virginia Weyandt of Celina, Thelma Shade of Versailles and Jeannette Monnin of Russia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Bert was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Nolan Young on December 7, 1989 whom she married April 19, 1941; sisters, Winifred Davidson and Katherine McClurg; brothers-in-law, Robert Davidson, Richard McClurg, Bob Weyandt, Francis Shade and Dennis Monnin; and a sister-in-law, Barb McEldowney.
Bert was a homemaker and formerly worked at the Buckeye Overall Factory and Warren Store in Versailles. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. James Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. and Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Emergency Medical Services. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com