- Judith A. (Smith) Young, 80, passed away Saturday morning, February 18, 2017, at a Presque Isle healthcare facility, following a brief illness. She was born December 30, 1936, in Fort Fairfield, the daughter of Charles Gibson and Ruth (Towle) Smith. She was a graduate of the Fort Fairfield High School, Class of 1954 and obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Library Sciences from Husson College. She worked for many years as a librarian assistant in Cerritos, CA, and was a dedicated and active member of the Fort Fairfield Alumni Association.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Sharon Parquette and Beverly Doak. She is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Patricia Smith of Las Vegas, NV; two special aunts, Mavis Towle of Presque Isle and Clara Hussey of Mars Hill; a brother-in-law, Frank Parquette of Gardiner; several nieces and nephews as well as many friends, including special friends, Sharon Philbrick and Jesse Giggey, both of Fort Fairfield.
In keeping with Judy's wishes, a graveside service will be conducted at a later date and time to be announced. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Judy to the Fort Fairfield Alumni Association, P.O. Box 201, Fort Fairfield, Maine 04742. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gibersondorseyfuneralhome.com
Published on  February 20, 2017