In Branford, January 11, 2011, Cornelius Young of Montgomery Parkway, Branford. He was the husband of the late Norma Berlet Nelson Young. He is survived by his daughter Diane Berlet Reyer of Branford, his granddaughter Nicole Berlet Reyer of Franklin, MA, and his nephew Henry Lienhard of Newington. He was predeceased by his sister Ferne Lienhard.
Mr. Young was born in Wallingford on January 20, 1918, a son of the late Harry and Rhoda Young. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in the 90th Infantry in World War II. During the war he served in Normandy, Northern France, the Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe. He received two purple hearts for his service. He worked as a self employed accountant and tax consultant for many years. He has resided in Branford for the past 26 years, after having previously resided in Cheshire.
A Funeral Service will be held in the W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St. Branford on Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. Friends may call Tuesday morning from 10:00 to 10:30. Burial will be in Cheshire Hillside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd. Branford, CT 06405 or to Apple Rehab, 10 Boston Post Rd. Guilford, CT 06437.
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