Sylvia S. Young

April 10, 1991

Sylvia S. Young, a retired organist and choir director, died Sunday at St. Martin's Home after a long illness. She was 82.

A mass of Christian burial for Mrs. Young will be offered at 11 a.m. tomorrow in the chapel of St. Martin's Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor, 601 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville.

From 1929 until 1981, she was organist and choir director at St. Joseph's Passionist Monastery Church.

From 1965 until she became a resident eight years ago, she did volunteer work at the at St. Martin's Home.

In addition, she taught organ to postulants of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Born Sylvia Stricker in Baltimore, she graduated from what is now the Notre Dame Preparatory School and the College of Notre Dame.

She studied piano at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, graduating in 1928.

Her husband, Norman Young, a retired street car conductor and bus driver for the Baltimore Transit Co., died in 1980.

Mrs. Young is survived by a son, Donald E. Young of Baltimore; and six nieces, Claudia Krizek of Chicago, Camille Appel of Fallston, Carol Cermack of Gaithersburg, Cynthia McCabe of Baltimore, Claire Hull of Forest Hills and Sharon Stricker of Charleston, S.C.

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