Virginia L. “Jenny” Young, age 88, a lifelong New Egypt resident, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at Capital Health System at Fuld in Trenton, New Jersey. She was born in Allentown, New Jersey to the late Victor and Mary Gilbert on November 15, 1932. Jenny worked as a seamstress for many years. She had excellent sewing skills and loved to knit. Jenny was also known for having a green thumb. She loved to garden and enjoyed canning, but what she enjoyed most was being with her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmothers, sister, aunt and friend who will be deeply missed.
Jenny is predeceased by her parents; by her adored husband Earle A. Young; and by her siblings Sarah Gilbert, Helen Silverman, Caroline Bozarth, Katherine Gilbert, Geraldine Gilbert, Evelyn Gilbert, Marie Gilbert, Gene Gilbert, Charles Gilbert, Clifford Gilbert, Raymond Gilbert and Jesse Gilbert.
She leaves behind her two sons, David Young and wife Carolyn of Virginia and Earle A. Young Jr. and wife Cortney of Browns Mills; her two daughters, Lona Brown and husband Rodney of Texas and Mary Young of New Egypt; her grandchildren, David Young Jr. of Pemberton, Jonathan Gonsalves of Texas, Charlene Young of Toms River and Earle A. Young III of New Egypt; and her four great-grandchildren, Earle IV, Meadow, David III and Aiden. She also leaves behind her siblings, Wayne “Red” Gilbert, Vincent Gilbert, Judy Orts, Shirley Fite, Maryann Austin, Irene Gilbert, Betty Miller and Madeline Gilbert; along with several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 10AM to 12PM at the Tilghman Funeral Home, located at 52 Main Street, New Egypt, NJ 08533. A funeral service will begin at 12PM with interment to follow at the Zion Cemetery in New Egypt, NJ. Social distancing and facial coverings are required.