Elaine Young Peterson

Elaine Young Peterson went to heaven March 16, 2013, at JJ’s Adult Home in Port Orchard Wash. She was born March 26, 1922, in Amsterdam, N.Y. to the late Earl Young and Eva Fonda Young.

She is survived by her son, Mark Peterson and his wife, Garnett; daughter, Sherrie Oard and her husband, Durk; one grandson, Christopher Simonds; four great-grandchildren, Robert and wife, Caitlyn, Justin, Tyler and Katherine Elaine Simonds. Also surviving are two brothers, Seymour Young of Amsterdam, N.Y. and Raymond Young of Cottonwood, Ariz. Nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Susan Diane Peterson; one infant sister; sister, Evelyne Young Bornt and sister, Mary Young Veeder; one brother, Everett Henry Young.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Corace Christian Church, 30 Center St., St. Johnsville, with the Rev. Durk Oard officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Elaine’s memory to the American Cancer Society.