Our beloved Gregory G. Young, 53 of Branford, CT passed away Sunday August 31st after a brief illness.
He is survived by his mother, Lorraine K. Young of Branford; his sister Kelly Young and niece Sophia Skoglund of Key West, FL; his brother Keith Young of Queens, NY; sister Loren Young Munroe and brother-in-law Patrick Munroe and niece Julia Munroe of Branford; niece Leah Lage Dodd and her husband Adam Dodd of Bear, DE; sister Meghan Young Drago and brother-in-law Michael Drago and nephews Peter, Henry and George of Trenton, NJ ; brother Christopher Young and sister-in-law Gloria Testa Young and nephews Noah and Zachary of Guilford. Greg was pre-deceased by his father, Eugene Charles Young and brother Kenneth Young.
Greg was a graduate of North Branford High School class of 1979. He obtained a certificate in computer programming in the 1980s. During the 1990's Greg built a career in Florida cooking in the restaurant industry. Upon returning to CT in 1996, he began a career in the paving industry. For the past ten years, he has been a member of the Laborers International Union of North America Local 455 and employed by O & G Industries.
For years Greg worked part- time making pizzas and loved teaching his nieces and nephews how to cook. When not working, his favorite past time was spent watching the Giants play football. He also enjoyed concerts, riding his Harley Davidson and kayaking in the Branford River.
He will be greatly missed.
The memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday morning at 11:00 in St. Mary Church, Branford.
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