Doris L. Young

July 29, 1940 ‒ November 24, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Doris L. Young, 77, of Galion, passed away November 24, 2017 at Signature HealthCare in Galion.

Born July 29, 1940 in Nelsonville, Ohio, she was the daughter of Thomas and Mabel (Hanning) Kennedy.  She married Larry W. Young on February 14, 1959 and he survives.

She was a graduate of Buchtel High School in Buchtel, Ohio and received an Associate Degree from North Central State College in Social Work.  Doris worked for over ten years as a social worker for Head Start in Galion. She loved to read, loved animals and fed all the cats and birds in the neighborhood. Doris especially thought the world of her family and cherished the time with the grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is also survived by two daughters, Michele (Joe) Mulrooney of Monroe, N.C. and Carla J. (Jeff) Zeger of Galion; six grandchildren, Brett (Sarah) Young, Rusty (Jordan) Reed, Cory Young, Nicole Wilhelm, Laura Wilhelm and Stevi Ness; eight great-grandchildren, Alexa Young, Brilyn Young, Kylie Reed, Adalynn Reed, Gracelynn Reed, Jayden Young, Amy Young and Cora Vargas and a sister, Ruth Starrett.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Larry “Bubba” Young, Jr. and three sisters.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Galion Moose Lodge, 520 S. Market Street, Galion, Ohio  44833.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society Serving Crawford County or to American Kidney Foundation in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Doris Young, and condolences may be made to them at


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  • Larry, Carla and Michelle you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Doris was one of a kind, I loved her so much, we have shared many wonderful moments in our lives and some not so wonderful.
    May you rest in peace my beautiful and dearest friend, you will live on in me because of all our wonderful memories we have made.

  • Brett, my heart goes out to you I know how much you loved your grandmother. All your family is in my thoughts & prayers

  • Brett and Sarah I’m saddened to hear about your grandmother’s passing. I hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen all of you in the days ahead.

  • I am really not sure what words to say except I love all of you. Aunt Doris stepped in when mom passed and has been such an important person in my life. She made so many wonderful memories for my children. She will always be the Aunt that jingled and blinged. We love you Doris. RIP.

  • So sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Dory. I have many good memories that we shared. I love you all you are in my prayers! R.I.P Aunt Dory. Love you with all my heart.

  • To Young family sorry to hear about Doris she was a great person our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Carla so sorry to here about your mom she was a special person so kind. I enjoyed taking care of her when she was in the hospital. Her smile would light up the room. Prayers to you and your family

  • To the family of Doris Young. Thank you for accepting me into your family. I’ve been blessed to know Doris, she was a class act. Ill always hold close to my heart the times you and Larry would come down and spend family time. I told
    You everything will be alright. Thank you again and God Bless

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Doris was truly an angel here on earth and now in heaven. I love you, Doris. RIP

  • To the Young family. So sorry to hear about Doris. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Young family, Doris was my great aunt my grandmother gracie’s sister. I want to say I’m very sorry for you’re loss. And you have my deepest condolences. From what I remember about aunt doris she was a very beautiful person. I send love and prayers.

  • Our deepest sympathy to your family during this very sad time. Our hearts and prayers are with you all. Bev and Barry Bruhns

  • Doris was always so peppy and always had a smile even when she wasn’t feeling the greatest.She enjoyed listening to our band and always wanted to hear us play” Never Been to Spain” for her. Our condolences go out to Larry and the whole family. May God give you comfort in knowing she is in a better place and give you the support you need. God Bless!

  • I’m so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I only knew her a short time when she worked with us, but she was such a nice, sweet lady. I’ve never forgotten her. Praying for you and your family.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you. Doris and I attended NCTC together. We even had our picture taken by News Journal. Enjoyed working with her at Head Start. So glad she called my name when I was walking down the hall at Signature. We were able reminisce about some of our shared experiences. I will always remember her for helping me see the positive and having faith in my ability to deal with challenging situations.

  • To the Young Family,
    We were so sorry to learn about the passing of Doris.
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers.
    The Ron Nelson Family