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Obituary for Margaret "Peg" Young

January 5, 1949 - July 14, 2020
Sheffield Lake, Ohio | Age 71

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister, Friend


Margaret "Peg" Young (nee Speer), 71 of Sheffield Lake passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 5, 1949 to parents George and Mary (nee Docherty) Speer in Lakewood, OH.

Peg was incredibly smart and highly talented, which served her well in her many jobs. She earned her associates degree and was top of her class. She was most proud of her work as Assistant Director at Cleveland Right to Life, where she served for over 5 years. She dedicated her life to her family, her church and hard work. She served as Eucharistic Minister and Lector at St. Anthony of Padua Parish and was a 3rd order Franciscan. In her spare-time she enjoyed arts and crafts; especially drawing, toile painting.

She is survived by her beloved husband Ray Young of 51 years; loving children Brian Young, Angela (Ken) Liddle, Kevin (Liz) Young, Kathleen Young-Reeves, Megan O'Neil and Kyle Young; cherished grandchildren Aaron (Stephanie), Kaycee, Xavier, Nathan, Ezio, Jasmine, Kiana, K.J., Mike, Michael, Matthew, Mary, Teresa and Alexis; great-grandchildren Abigail, Charlotte and Aria; dear siblings Bill (Carol) Broestl, Judy Zimmerman and Kathy (Dave) Barney.

She is preceded in death by her granddaughter Rachel and her parents.

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Cleveland Right to Life 4427 State Rd., Cleveland, OH 44109 or at

Mass will be held Monday, July 20, 2020 at 11am at St. Anthony of Padua 1305 East Erie Ave., Lorain, OH. Interment at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, July 19, 2020 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm for a visitation with social distancing at Busch Funeral Home 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012. 440.933.3202

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