Carol M. Young

WESTFIELD Carol M. Young, 85, formerly of Mayville and Westfield, died Thursday (Nov. 7, 2013), at Absolut Care of Dunkirk.

She was born May 30, 1928, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Gust W. and Victoria Anderson Gustafson.

Carol was a graduate of Jamestown High School. She had worked for 20 years for the Chautauqua County finance office in Mayville, retiring in 1984.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Westfield, where she was a past deaconess of the church, AARP, Diana Lodge 114 I.O.V., American Legion Auxiliary in Highlands County, Fla., and the Westfield Moose Ladies Auxiliary.

Carol enjoyed spending time with her family, wintering in Florida, taking long walks on New Smyrna Beach, and playing golf.

She is survived by two sons: Martin (Lori) Young of Westfield, and Bruce D. Young of Jamestown; three grandchildren: Amy (Max) Bailey of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jennifer Young of Fredonia, and James Young of Westfield; two great grandchildren, Bowen and Lorelai Bailey of Cincinnati, Ohio; and a brother inlaw, Phil (Linda) Young of Westfield.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Young, whom she married Sept. 10, 1949, in Jamestown, and who died Dec. 14, 2008; and two brothers: Robert Gustafson in 1926 and George V. Gustafson in 1947.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Freay Funeral Home in Mayville. The Rev. Norma Vanderpool will officiate. Burial will be in the Mayville Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 24 p.m. and 68 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 49 S. Portage St., Westfield, NY 14787.

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