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“I worked at the Institute o.f Living and had known Roy for all the time he worked there. He was a great friend and never forgot me in my many...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Joan Anderson - mas - Friend

“Roy was a sweet and kind person - I am sure remembered fondly by all knew him. ”
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“I remember Roy from his visits home to visit family each summer. A quiet, unassuming man with a sense of humor and enjoyment of visiting with old...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Peggy Phillips - Shirley Mills, ME

“A group of us working at the Institute of Living have fond memories of working with our friend Roy. I am writing on behalf of all of us. He was a...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Michael St. Denis - Simsbury, CT

“I have known Roy for many years, I used to come and clean his home for him. He was a very sweet man and will be missed. Rest in peace Roy ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: cindy bonin - bristol, CT


Roy Thomas Young, 75, of West Hartford, CT died November 16, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. Born July 26, 1941, he was the son of the late George E. and Katherine (Ryan) Young. Roy graduated from the Greenville, ME High School, Class of 1959 and was a peace time veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1959-1962. From 1963-2002, Roy was employed at the Institute of the Living for 32 years and then after the merger, an additional 7 years with Hartford Hospital. He is survived by his sisters, Mary (Robert) McReavy of Guilford, ME, and Darlene (Henry) Bernier of Steuben, ME; 4 nieces and 3 nephews; 4 grandnieces and 5 grandnephews; 3 great-grandnieces and nephews; and many cousins. He was predeceased by his sister, Roma (Merle) Larabee of Shirley Mills, ME.

Per Roy's request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. His ashes will be placed in the family lot at Shirley Village Cemetery, Shirley Mills, ME privately at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the CT Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111 or Shirley Community Church, P.O. Box 44, Shirley Mills, ME 04485-0044. Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, West Hartford has care of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.taylorandmodeen.com.