YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – John “Jack” Young, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2022, at Select Specialty

He was born on October 19, 1954, in Youngstown, the son of Joseph and Jane Wilkins Young.

He graduated from Wilson High School, class of 1972.


John was a veteran of the Navy and a stationary engineer presently working at Cleveland Cliffs.

He was a lover of steam engines, “useless” trivia and his family, including his dog, Chole.

John was a member of the Masonic Temple in Poland and served two terms as Master of Poland lodge.

Affectionately remembered by, the love of his life, his wife of 45 years, Kathi Wanamaker Young; three daughters, Stephanie (Michael) Vagas, Jaclyn Young and Theresa Borosky; six grandchildren, Jacob, Kayleigh, Katelyn, Dominic, Nathan and Landon; his sisters, Jean (Cal) Veauthier and Jane Stilson, and many nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Young; his sister-in-law, Karen Wanamaker Watson and brother-in-law, Dominic Galletta.

Family and friends will be received Thursday, September 1, 2022, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Fox Funeral Home, 4700 Market Street, Boardman.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, September 2, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, 2729 Center Road, Poland, celebrated by Rev. Martin Celuch.

Material tributes in John’s name can be made to the Amvets Veterans Organization, 305 Elm Street, Struthers, OH 44471.

Family and friends of John may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to leave condolences for the Young family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John “Jack” Bernard Young, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Thursday, September 1 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.