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Irene "Betty" YoungIrene "Betty" Young, 90, of Ford Cliff, PA, passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at ACMH Hospital.
She was born July 25, 1926 in Kittanning Twp., Armstrong Co., PA, the daughter of Charles Roy and Edna Pearl (Richards) Crownover.
Betty lived in Armstrong County all of her life and worked at Big River Manufacturing Company as a seamstress and packer. She was also a member of Mt. Union Lutheran Church.
She enjoyed spending time with her companion, Wesley Stitt, and playing cards and traveling were her favorite hobbies. Betty will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Martha Harkleroad and husband, Dean, of Rural Valley, Patricia Ann Hooks and husband, Floyd, of Ford City, and Diana Reddinger and husband, Randall, of Ford City; grandchildren, Marcie Jo Baker and husband, Keith, Susan Hooks, Christina Shankle and husband, Ron, Deena Fulton and husband, Robert, Vickie Geist, Scott Harkleroad and wife, Lori, and David Harkleroad and wife, Heather; several great-grandchildren; three step-sons; brother, Lester Crownover, of Ford City; sister, Mildred Sarver, of Freeport; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Harold Hartman; second husband, Clyde Young; brothers, Wayne, Raymond and Glenn Crownover; and sister, Ocie Cribbs.
At Betty's request, services will be private, for immediate family.
Burial will be in Mt. Union Lutheran Cemetery, Shelocta, PA.
Contributions can be made in Betty's honor to Orphans of the Storm, PO Box 838, Kittanning, PA 16201.
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