Hillary Young, Jr.

Obituary of Hillary Young, Jr.

Hillary Charles Young, Jr., 62, of Putnam died September 27, 2018 at Day Kimball Hospital. Beloved husband of Janet (Dragon) Young of 35 years. He was born November 2, 1955 in Augusta, ME, son of Hillary C. and Barbara E. (O’Laughlin) Young, Sr, of Bozrah.

He was a Communicant of ST. Mary Church of the Visitation in Putnam. Hillary worked for Electric Boat for many years as Operations Supervisor and left a legacy at the shipyard. He loved music, playing guitar and bowling. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoyed fishing and camping. He loved his wife and children and was a very giving and compassionate man. 

He leaves his sons Hillary C. Young, III, William J. Young, Robert J. Contois and Christopher J. Contois all of Putnam, brother James P. Young and his wife Rene of Bozrah, many grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Predeceased by sister Barbara T. Young, grandparents William and Ethel O’Laughlin and Hillary J. and Elizabeth F. Young and uncle George E. Young.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM a ST. Mary Church of the Visitation,218 Providence Street, Putnam, CT, burial in St. Mary Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday, October 1, 2018 from 4:00 to 9:00 PM at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com

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