Dorothy Jean Young
In her 100th year, Jean Young passed
away peacefully on May 26th, 2020 at Windsor
Court Retirement Residence in Fredericton, NB. Born on February
1st, 1921 at Cambridge Narrows, Queens County,
NB, Jean was the daughter of the late Cecil Ferris and Catherine
(née Saunders) Ferris.
She was raised lovingly by her grandmother Annie Dykeman in
Jemseg, NB. Jeanie was a loving sister to Albert Ferris, Bettie
Bartlett, Laura Jacobson and Donald Ganong, all who predeceased her.
Jean was also sadly predeceased by her daughter Nancy Ann Beyeler
Jean served in the Second World War with the RCAF in Canada,
training Allied Pilots in aerial photography. She was a loyal wife to
the late Norman Arthur Young (1920-2000) of Fredericton, with whom she
shared a love of the New Brunswick landscape, its rivers, lakes,
valleys and woods. Together, they spent happy summers with their
children and grandsons at their camp on the Grand Lake.
She is survived by her son John N. Young and his wife Gloria
Guitard of Fredericton; two daughters Donna J. Young of Pickering, ON
and Bettie J. Young of Calgary, AB; son-in-law, Jorg Beyeler and his
wife Gloria of Truro, NS; her grandsons Adam M. Young of Calgary, AB
and Graeme Beyeler (Andra Schwarz) of Leipzig, Deutschland; her
sister-in-law Eileen Ferris as well as many nieces and
The family is grateful for the loving care she received at
both the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital and from the staff at Windsor
Court, both in Fredericton.
Due to the present pandemic restrictions, a private service
will be held at Brunswick St. Baptist Church, with a celebration to be
held and announced at a later date. Interment will be held at the
Fredericton Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that
donations be made in Jean’s honor to the Fredericton Food
Bank, Canadian Cancer Society, Parkinson Canada or to a charity of
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Death notice for the town of: Fredericton, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick