Sally R. Young, 61, of Black Creek Township, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Hazleton, following a three and a half year illness.
Born in Hazleton, PA, April 10, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Beatrice (Schell) Hoffman and spent the past 18 years in Black Creek Township after moving from Drums.
Sally was a Meter Reader and Materials Handler for PPL. She had worked for the company for 27 years in the Frackville, Wilkes-Barre, and Hazleton offices. She enjoyed flower gardening, painting, crafts, and playing cards. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and attending their sporting events.
She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by a brother Calvin Hoffman.
Surviving are her husband, of the past 43 years Dennis D. Young; a daughter Beth Gabel and her husband William, Freeland; son Duane Young, Nuremberg; two grandsons Corrigan and Kaiden Nolasco; a brother Gary Schell and his wife Judy, Black Creek Township; six sisters Margaret Yost, Drums; Marie Kamp, Hamburg; Jean Darraugh, McAdoo; Jane Gebhart, Berwick; Susan Alber, Tresckow; and Cindy Nichols, Drums; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held privately at the convenience of the family from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West), 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org; or Susan G. Komen Foundation at www.komen.org. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com
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