Theresa M. Young


Theresa M. Young of 37 Brook St., Port Henry, N.Y., passed away at University of Vermont Medical Center on May 23, 2019.
She was born in North Hudson, N.Y., on Feb. 8, 1920, the daughter of Patrick and Florence (DeZalia) McKiernan.
Early in her life she was a homemaker and volunteered many hours at St. Patrick's Church and School in Port Henry. Later in her life she worked for Mountain and Valley In-Home Services in Elizabethtown, N.Y. She also worked privately as a home health aide. She spent many enjoyable summers with her family at the Eagle Lake camp.
She married her husband, Walter F. Young, April 26, 1937, at St. Patrick's Church in Port Henry, N.Y. Theresa spent her entire life in Port Henry. She lived a very full and active life.
Her home was always open to family and friends who were greeted with a smile and invitation to sit and visit. She was a great cook, known especially for her pies and fudge.
Her greatest love was for her family. One could not wish for a better mother, grandmother and friend.
She is survived by her son Walter C. Young and grandsons Ryan and Sean and granddogs Jessie and Ryea, 87 Richmond Dr., Queensbury. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents, husband Walter, brothers, Laurence McKiernan and James McKiernan and stepfather Walter Kuder.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Harland Funeral Home. At Theresa's request there will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 12 p.m., Wednesday, May 29, at St. Patrick's Church in Port Henry, N.Y.
Burial will be private and held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Donations can be made in her name to North Country SPCA, 7700 NY-9N, Elizabethtown, NY 12932.
Published on May 24, 2019
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8 posts

May 28, 2019
Theresa was one of the sweetest people I’ve ever known. Our family admired and loved this lovely kind lady, our neighbor, our friend. May she be richly rewarded in her Heavenly home. Condolences to Walt and family. 💞
Ed Bryant
May 25, 2019
Very nice lady.,Sorry for your families loss Walt.
Joan strieble
May 24, 2019
So sorry about ur loos of ur mom knew her for many years such s pretty women loved her so much. Rip lov u Joan strieble
Raymond Burlingame
May 24, 2019
Enjoyed working for her . Many Great conversations , on most everything .A warm and caring person . I will Greatly Miss her / and her Banana Bread ..can't believe it's Over ! Sorry WALT .!!!!!
Noelle Beede
May 24, 2019
Loved spending time on the porch,talking about whatever, she was a great lady. So sorry for your loss.
May 24, 2019
I hold your family in my heart and offer my deepest condolences. Theresa you are a wonderful woman, mother, grandmother and friend. God bless you.
Nancy Kimball Marvin
May 24, 2019
She was the nicest neighbor and a great lady. It was a privilege to have know her.
Barbara Beebe Brassard
May 24, 2019
Sending Deepest Sympathy!