Andrew F.  “Andy” Young Jr.

June 24, 1929 - June 28, 2019

Visitation: Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 2-4, 6-8 pm; Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry & Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 10-11 am; Dutilh United Methodist Church.

Service: Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 11 am; Dutilh United Methodist Church.


Andrew F. “Andy” Young Jr.

Age 90<, of Economy Borough passed away on June 28, 2019, with his beloved wife Laura and step sons Barron and Brian Marrien at his side. His death was caused by Pancreatic Cancer inflecting him over a  7month period.  Andy was born in Harrisburg Pa.  June 24, 1929. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1952 with a B.S in Journalism, following which he  was commissioned a  Second Lieutenant  in the United States Air Force, completing hIs service  in September 1954 as a First Lieutenant serving as the Headquarters Squadron Adjutant  of the 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing in Korea. Following military service, he joined the Westinghouse Corporation as a Marketing Communications specialist  with the Westinghouse Aerospace Division in Baltimore for 10 years where he established and managed a Marketing Communications department In 1964 Andy was assigned to Westinghouse Corporate Headquarters in Pittsburgh where he served More than 28 years, retiring  in 1991 as manager of  Corporate Strategic Marketing Communications. Andy is survived by his precious and devoted wife Laura A. Marien-Young and Laura’s sons Brian and Barron.

He is also survived by his wonderful family, sons Steven, Joseph and Christine (mother Emalea Welch).  a fourth child, Judy  passed away from rectal cancer in 2001. Andy is also survived by Judy’s daughters, Marjorie (Joel) Starrett, their  little daughter Lucy and granddaughter Valerie Haase. He is survived by granddaughter nurse Lisa Marie Hull (Justin), little daughter Alexandra and grandsons Andrew and Kyle Young. His surviving family also includes a Marketing Director daughter, Heather(mother, Lois Nary), Young Bozsoki Andy and Laura enjoyed a very active social life of ballroom dancing, entertaining as hosts  at many dinner  parties and cruising the beautiful Caribbean, European and  Mediterranean countries ports; most of the time with many friends and family. Andy was an active Mason in Lodge #796 and a Shriner in Syria Shrine where he served as Shrine Ambassador, Shrine Trap Gun Club past president and secretary .  He was an Extra Class Ham Radio  operator in the image of his father.  Andy made radio contact with all world continents and in recent years, “rag chews” with his best friend in high school  and their close radio friends in Maryland. He was an active outdoorsman, hunting and fishing  in the Pennsylvania woods and streams and the big game mountains of  Montana and Wyoming Andy and Laura are  dedicated members of the Dutilh United Methodist Church in Cranberry . They have shared a deep devotion with each other through their active and dedicated 27-year married life.

Family and friends  are welcome on Tuesday July 2, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. And 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Twp Pa. 16066. A Masonic Service will be conducted at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. On Wednesday, July 3, 2019 church visitation will also be available from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m prior to the funeral, both to be conducted at  United Methodist Church, 1270 Dutilh Road, Cranberry Twp Pa, 16066. In lieu of flowers,  the family requests that donations may be made to the Shrine Hospital for Children-Erie. Checks may be sent to Syria Shriners 1877 Shriners Way, Cheswick, Pa. 15024, Attn. Recorder.  Memo line on checks should note “Memory of Andy Young.”  Burial will be private in Derry, PA.

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