Rosalie K. Young, 79, of Erie Street in Watertown, passed away on February 24, 2019 at Samaritan Medical Center.
Mrs. Young was born in Watertown on August 13, 1939, daughter of Curtis and Elizabeth Jeffery Mayne. She graduated from Immaculate Heart Academy and the IHC conservatory of music in 1957, where she was a magnificent member of the choir. In 1966, she graduated from Mercy School of Nursing. She also attended the Dealing School of Music as a young woman. Mrs. Young was a Licensed Practical Nurse for over 48 years at Mercy Hospital until the hospital closed. She then was employed with the Renal Care of Northern New York.
On April 20, 1958, she married Roger Pitcher at St. Patrick’s Church, the couple were divorced in 1975. On August 30, 1975, she married Harold “Jim” Young at First Presbyterian Church with Reverend Elmer officiating. Mr. Young died April 18, 2004.
Mrs. Young was a communicant of Holy Family Church, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post # 61, where her husband, Jim Young, was the Past Post Commander. She enjoyed going to the casino, comedy clubs and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are her children; sons, Donald (Victoria) Pitcher, Sackets Harbor, Rick Monaco, Arizona, Kevin (Gisella) Young, Rochester, step-son, Kenneth (Tracy) Young, Watertown, daughters, Roberta Pitcher Randall and her companion Bruce Toher, FL, Stephanie Pitcher, Watertown, Della Pitcher and her companion Arthur Beardmore, Watertown, step-daughters, Karen Aubrey, Florida, Kim Clark, Watertown, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, brothers, Curtis “Spike” (Evelyn) Mayne, Panama City, FL, Russell ( Donna) Mayne, Watertown, Dana (Jessica) Mayne, Cape Vincent, sister, Marilyn (George) Nugent, Watertown.
Calling hours will be Friday from 4-7pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 am at Holy Family Church with Reverend Steven Murray officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at the American Legion Post #61 immediately following the burial. Contributions may be made to the Sisters of the Precious Blood Monastery, 400 Pratt Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com