Michael DeYoung



Obituary of Michael DeYoung

DeYOUNG, Michael Francis-74, Halifax, passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2009, in the QEII. Born in Halifax, he was a son of the late George and Mary Anna (Yeadon) DeYoung. Michael served his country in the Korean Conflict. He was a longtime resident of Kline Heights, and he was a long-time member of the Spryfield Legion. He is survived by daughters, Mary (DeYoung) (Darrell) Davidson, Waverley, and Joanne (DeYoung) (Robert) Ubdergrove, Ardoise; grandchildren, Melissa and Darrell Davidson, Jaimie Leigh DeYoung; great-grandchild Mia Grace; brother, Gordon and sister, Anne, both of Harrietsfield. He was predeceased by brothers, James and Donald; sisters, Kathleen, Margaret and Eileen in infancy; lifelong friend, Rubin Marriott. The family would like extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff of the QEII Health Sciences Center, floors 5, 6 and 8, for their excellent care and compassion. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Road, Spryfield (477-5601). By request there will be no visitation. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at 2 p.m. in Emmanuel Anglican Church, Spryfield. Interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville. A reception will be held in the Spryfield Legion. Donations in Michael's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. On-line condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.walkerfh.com
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