Lester H. Young77, dog law supervisor

By on June 24, 2011

Lester H. Young

Lester H. Young, 77, of Lititz, died Sunday, June 19, 2011 at Lancaster General Hospital.

Born in Penn Township, he was a son of the late Phares B. and Anna M. (Hagey) Young.

A graduate of Penn Manor High School, Lester was employed for many years as a Lancaster County dog law supervisor with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and J.C. Snavely & Son in Lancaster.

Lester was a director and board member of the Humane League of Lancaster County. He also enjoyed woodworking, playing golf and reading.

Surviving is a son: Jeffrey A., husband of Nancy L. Diller Young, of Columbia; daughter: Lori Ann, wife of Timothy Kelly, of Ephrata; three grandchildren; his longtime companion with whom he resided: Jean F. Barnhart; her four children and 13 grandchildren; and brother: Wallace H. Young, of Lancaster.

He was preceded in death by brothers: Gayle, Vernon and Arthur.

Funeral services will be held June 23 at 8 p.m. at Good Funeral Home & Cremation Centre in Reamstown with Pastor Clyde M. Hollinger officiating. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8. Private inurnment will take place in Hernley’s Cemetery.

Rather than flowers, contributions remembering Les may be sent to the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Hwy. East, Lancaster, PA 17602.

For more information, visit goodfuneral.com.