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Joan Elizabeth Morgan young – 8/4/2020

August 7th, 2020

Joan Elizabeth Morgan Young passed away on August 4, 2020 in Cape May, New Jersey surrounded by the love of her five daughters. she was 90 years old. Joan was born on April 11, 1930 in Wilkes Barre, PA to Johanna (Josephine) Breslin Morgan and James Morgan. The Morgan Family relocated to Marcus Hook, PA. where Joan completed elementary school, attended and graduated from Notre Dame Catholic High School in Moylan, PA and Misericordia School of Nursing in Philadelphia, PA. . Joan dedicated her nursing career to Labor and Delivery at both Chester Hospital and Sacred Heart Hospital in Chester, PA until her retirement from Sacred Heart in May 1992. After her retirement, Joan continued to serve in her livelong profession of nursing as a substitute school nurse in the Cape May County School District, NJ.
On April 16th, 1954, Joan started a new chapter when she married her love, Davis William Young. Together they provided a loving and caring home for their five daughters, Cathleen Austria (Ramon), Bridget Ann Young (Gary), Mary Elizabeth Peer (Robert), JoClaire Riess (Randy) and Margaret Harris (Alvin). Joan was most proud of her role as “MomMom” and “Grandmommom”. She provided undying love and many endearing memories for her thirteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Her legacy will live on in each of them.
Joan relocated to their shore home in Wildwood, NJ after the passing of Dave in 1992 and then later to Cape May where she spent the remainder of her life.
Joan lived her live to the fullest, and will be remembered for her loving and caring nature, her infectious laugh, her dedication to her family and friends and ambition to serving through her devotion to her Catholic religion and many groups, such as Knights of Columbus, LAOH, Emerald Society, Elks and the American Legion. Heaven gained an angel…..

Her funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 1pm at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church 525 Washington St. Cape May, NJ.  Friends and family are invited to her viewing from 11:30-12:30 at the Spilker Funeral Home 815 Washington St. Cape May, NJ.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

19 thoughts on “Joan Elizabeth Morgan young – 8/4/2020

  • By Theresa Trasatti on

    I am so sorry to hear about your mom, she was a wonderful person. I have so many great memories with your family growing up. I miss all of you! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, I love you guys

  • By Marylou Owsiany Laboy on

    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

  • By Theresa Margera on

    So sorry for your loss,our thoughts & Prayers are with you and your Family.

    Terry & Kevin

  • By Bernadette Salwach on

    So sorry to hear about Aunt Joan , that’s what called every time I saw her. She was a special person and I am thankful to know her. She will be missed. She’s with all her friends and family especially Uncle Dave.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all today.
    I wish I knew sooner I would of like to see her one last time.
    Love Bernie 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️❤️❤️

  • By Matty Genthert on

    So sorry about your mom, sending prayers for strength for you and your family….

  • By Jane lee on

    So sorry to hear about your Mom jo Claire our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family we love you

    Jane and Jeff Lee

  • By Kim (Lyons) DiIorio RN on

    Sorry to hear of the passing of this unforgettable woman. I have SO many fun memories of your mom when we worked together at Sacred Heart. The things she taught me, her infectious laugh, and caring heart. She will live on through all the people who knew her. I will be with you in spirit tomorrow and keeping you all in my thoughts.

  • By Anne Boulden Denney on

    I’m so sorry for ur loss .She was an awsome person n she eill be truely missed 💖❤❤💚💜💙💛💛🙏🙏🙏

  • By Mary Beth Nelling on

    I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Sacred Heart was my first job out of nursing school, and Joan welcomed me with open arms and that infectious laugh! Her retirement party was so fun! Little did I know nursing wouldn’t always be that way. She could deliver a baby as well as any doctor! Even though I didn’t get the benefits of her wisdom for very long, I hope that I still carry it with me today in the labor room at Delaware County Hospital. I’m so glad she got to enjoy her retirement with her precious family! May she Rest In Peace with the angels, because she certainly was one here on Earth!

  • By Dena Ferguson on

    So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I always enjoyed spending time at your house while we we were growing up in Chester. She was a wonderful lady. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love, Dena

  • By Gerard D Spevak on

    Sorry to hear that your mother passed. May God bless ALL and may she resting in the lords hands.

  • By Nancy evans on

    So sorry about you mom! She was a blast!
    Your dad has waited a long time to see her. May they both Rest In Peace

  • By Theresa & Kevin Margera on

    Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom,May God rest her Soul.

  • By Pat Brown on

    Prayers and condolences for for your mom. Mrs.Young was always so friendly and welcoming to us when we were kids . God truly got an Angel . Peace to your family

  • By Kathy Konegan on

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. We have many fond memories of fun times with her and your dad. Out thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Love Bub and Kathy

  • By Maria Davis on

    I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was truly an incredible person. She taught me so much while working with her at Sacred Heart. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of your family. May she Rest In Peace.🙏🏻💔

  • By Gary Friday on

    So Sorry to hear about Mom. Seams like yesterday she was chasing me out of your house!she was a special person with 5 special daughters. A piece of your mom is in each one of you!! Love you guys!!

  • By April & Phil Margera on

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. So sorry for your loss.

  • By Rhonda Castongue on

    Our prayers and love go out to the family
    Very sorry for your loss
    Brian, Rhonda and Chad Castongue

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