JoAnn Lillian Young, age 71, formerly of Pepperell died October 12, 2016 in Clearwater, FL with her loving husband at her side. She was the wife of David L. Young with whom she shared 47 years of marriage.
She was born in Worcester, MA, on July 31, 1945, the daughter of Marion (Hall) Foss of Milford, NH and the late Dwight O. Foss. She was educated in the Worcester School System and was a graduate of Worcester Girls Trade High School, Class of 1963. For the past 10 years, JoAnn was employed in Food Services at Brighthouse Field in Clearwater. Brighthouse Field is the baseball spring training location for the Philadelphia Phillies and their summer Class A farm team, the Threshers. JoAnn was a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the V.F.W. Post #3291 in Pepperell, MA.
Besides her husband David L. Young, former Pepperell Police Chief and her mother, Marion Foss, she leaves a daughter, Pamela Brennan of Nashua, NH; three brothers Dwight Foss of Fitchburg, MA, Clifford Foss of Clinton, MA and Roger Foss of Spencer, MA; a sister, Kristina Hickman of Milford, NH; her loving grandson, Adam J. Devine and wife Virginia and their son, David, all of Auburn, ME and several nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call at the Marchand Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant Street, Pepperell, MA on Sunday, October 16th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 17th at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in JoAnn's memory to the American Cancer Society.