Eleanor Marie Young, age 81 of Stratford, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Victoria Hospital in London as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Palmerston, she was the daughter of the late Alice Hollingshead. Beloved wife of the late Robert Young. Loving mother of Michael Young (Tracey) and Cathy Young of Lions McInnes House in Brantford, Ontario. Cherished grandmother of Brad Young (Lilka) and Jessica Gingrich (Brandon). Proud great-grandmother of Delilah. She was predeceased by her son Ron (1981) and her brother Wayne Hollingshead. Eleanor had many adventures in her life. Both her and Robert owned the Erie Gulf Station, bed & breakfast in Bayfield, Ontario and she became a Foodland Ontario Rep. with the Ministry of Agriculture. They owned a farm in Dunganon, Ontario, where they farmed for 15 years. She was also employed by Can Fab for 10 years; was a Red Hat member and an active volunteer at the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Visitation at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron St., Stratford, on Sunday, June 3 from 1 – 4 p.m. A private family interment will take place in Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Lions McInnes House in Brantford, Ontario through the funeral home. 519.271.7411 or www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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