Cambridge-Joseph Anthony Young, 62, of Cambridge, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at his residence.
Born February 27, 1959 in Bennington, VT, he was the son of the late Frederick Isaiah and Lorraine Gauthier Young.
Joe was educated at Mt. Anthony Union High School in Bennington. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served his country for 2 years. Following his discharge from the Air Force, he enrolled in the welding program at Technical Career Institute in Windsor, CT earning his certification as a welder.
Joe had worked along-side his father logging. He then worked at Bennington Iron Works and was also a self-employed carpenter for many years.
Joe was of the Catholic faith. In his younger years, he was an active member of Ducks Unlimited and was a member of the National Rifle Association, and a member of the North American Hunting Club. Joe loved hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and making camp fires along the brook behind his home. Joe also enjoyed target shooting, making furniture, gardening and reading. He loved listening to music, especially the Beatles and the Eagles. Joe just recently began listening to Sturgill Simpson. Above everything, he loved spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Joe was predeceased by his brothers, Paul Young and James Young.
Joe is survived by his wife of 25 years, Mary Jane Young whom he married May 18, 1996; his children, Rebecca Jane Young (Jared) of Schroon Lake and Ethan Young of Cambridge; sisters, Janet Lucy (Dan) of Bennington and Lynn Cote (Tom) of Hooksett, NH; his mother-in-law, Helen Smith of Cambridge and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 3-5 pm Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the Ackley, Ross & Gariepy Funeral home, 73 West Main St., Cambridge.
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