Mr. John Young passed away suddenly on June 06, 2007 in Hope, British Columbia at the age of 72 years.

John was predeceased by his parents; Friederich and Matilda, brothers; Jack and Henry Young, sisters; Katie Berenyi, Mary Hahn, Margaret Graff, Lena Markowski, Lilly Schick, and his daughter; Julie Young Stewart.

He is survived by his loving family; his wife of 50 years, Muriel, children; Marlene (Adriaan) Abeling, Steven (Leanne) Young and Karen Young, grandchildren; Esther Amezcua, Brittany (Michael Bonson) Stewart, Christopher Barnard-Young and Katlyn Stewart, great grandchild; Brook Stewart Bonson, brothers; Leonard and Fred Young, and his sisters; Tilly Runquist and Adeline Pankratz.

A Traditional Service was held on Monday, June 11, 2007 at 12:00 p.m. at the Grace Baptist Church in Hope, B.C. Pastors Mickeal Hoffman and Frank Barrett officiated. Interment followed at the Mountainview Cemetery, Hope, B.C., and then a Reception at the Grace Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in John’s name to a charity of your choice.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Wes at 911, all those who responded from the Hope Ambulatory Unit and the Hope Fire Department, Dr. Botha, Dr. Greggain, Marla Silversides and the wonderful staff at the Fraser Canyon Hospital.

Special thanks also to the staff at Mountainside Funeral Home, the congregation of the Hope Christian Fellowship, members of the Grace Baptist Church, Pastors Mike and Liz Hoffman, and our many friends, coworkers, and acquaintances for their ongoing support of the family.

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