Sally A. (Smith) Young

March 18, 2023

Sally Young Obituary

Sally (Smith) Young of North East, PA, peacefully went to meet her Lord and Savior, on March 18, 2023, at the age of 85. Born in Busti, NY, the daughter of Claude and Emma (Carris) Smith.

Sally married the love of her life, Herbert, on February 9, 1957. She devoted her love and attention to her husband, their three daughters and eleven grandchildren. For 17 years she enjoyed caring for many North East School District students as playground and cafeteria monitor.

Sally’s most precious relationship was with Christ; she loved sharing her faith with others and lifting them up in prayer.

A long-time member of the Orchard Beach Assembly and after the passing of her husband was blessed with the fellowship of the church’s Lovely Willows (widows) ministry.

Besides her parents and her husband of 59 years, she was preceded in death by an infant brother Marvin.

Survived by her daughters Rebecca Thomson, Lisa Esterline (Eric) of North East and Kristy Locke, Colorado Springs, CO. Grandchildren Brian Thomson (Nicole), Julie Dimperio, Sarah Warnick (Tom), Micah Locke, Isaac Esterline, Jacob Locke, Noah Esterline, Rachel Cantwell (Ryan), Emma Esterline, Ben Thomson, Abe Locke, and ten great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters Mary Hoyt-Mantsch (Dick), Kaye Kennedy (Dick) of North East, and brother Tom Smith (Karen) Ripley, NY.

Friends may call at the W. Tad Bowers Funeral Home, 92 S. Lake St., North East, PA on Friday, March 24th from 4-7 PM, and at Orchard Beach Assembly on March 25th for the funeral service at 11:00 AM.

Memorials can be made to Orchard Beach Assembly, Lovely Willows Fund, 2025 Orchard Beach Road, North East, PA 16428.  To send condolences, please visit


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