Patricia Anne Peer Young, 80, of Hendersonville died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at her home in Carolina Village after being a long-time resident of Laurel Park.
Born in Rossford, OH, on September 8, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Joseph V. Peer and Ann Marie Hubaliak Peer and was proud of her Slovak Catholic heritage. She was also preceded in death by her sisters-in-law, Sandra Knapp and Julie Peer.
Pat was the Salutatorian of her 1952 graduating class of Rossford High School. She was employed as executive secretary at LOF Glass in Toledo, OH, at DayGlo, Inc. in Cleveland, OH and as corporate secretary at Manning Fisher Co., Inc. and Dreicor, Inc. after moving to Hendersonville in 1967.
Pat was a loving mother and wife, a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and an avid supporter of her church and community. Her activities included being a member of the church Ladiesí Guild, Den Mother, and volunteer for the Chamber of Commerce and Pardee Memorial Hospital Auxiliary for over 30 years. She was a member of Forrest Womanís Club, 2nd Tuesday Book Club, Bridge Club, and Hendersonville Country Club. Music was very important to her life as she was a classical pianist and vocalist, with many awards in the State of Ohio. She was a member of the Hendersonville Little Theater since 1967 where she performed in Gilbert & Sullivan musicals, and was a member of her church choir and the Hendersonville Chorale. Pat enjoyed jogging, walking, boating, traveling, bowling, reading and spending time at her lakehouse at Lake Keowee, SC and winters at Endless Summer in Indian Shores, FL.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 57 years, Herbert N. Young, Jr. of Hendersonville; sons, Herbert J. (Ann) Young of Hendersonville, Ronald A. (Cathy) Young of Huntersville, NC and Randall P. Young of East Flat Rock; grandchildren, Jacob A. (January) Young, 2nd Lieutenant Alexander C. Young, and Connor J. Young; step-great-grandson, Jerrin Schenimann; sister, Celia (Donald) Jacobs of New Port Richey, FL; brother, Joseph V. Peer II of Oregon, OH; sister-in-law, Mary (Mike) Carlson of Williamsburg, VA; brothers-in-law, John (Tina) Young of Perrysburg, OH, David (Kristine) Young of Lexington, MI, and Richard Knapp of Fishers, IN; eleven nieces and nephews; seventeen great-nieces and nephews; and many friends throughout the country.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 am Monday, November 24, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 208 7th Avenue West, Hendersonville. The Reverend Martin Schratz will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. A luncheon will be held immediately following the service for family and friends at The Cedars.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carolina Village Endowment Fund, 600 Carolina Village Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792, or to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
The family wants to extend ìspecialî thanks to Dr. Ronald Moffitt and his staff and to all the staff at Carolina Village and its Medical Center.
Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Our Lady of the Angels Chapel - Directions
208 7th Ave. West
Hendersonville, NC 28791