In Memory of



Obituary for Philip Young

Philip E. Young passed away unexpectedly on July 13 at age 82. He was born in New York in 1940 to Lyle and Mary Young. He was the youngest of three siblings and is predeceased by his brother Robert and survived by his sister Sally. Phil leaves behind his loving wife of 49 years, Lorraine, and his daughter, Jessie, who adored him.

Phil was a graduate of Johnson City High School, he went on to study teaching at SUNY, Buffalo and earned his graduate degree in teaching from Wisconsin State University. After graduating, Phil lead student groups for the School for International Living, extensively traveling the globe. He taught painting and drawing for over thirty years at Burlington High School, and served as chair of the art department until his retirement. Following his retirement, Phil supervised student teachers for The Museum School and Tufts University, and exhibited his paintings around the New England area. He also enjoyed many years of travel, voracious reading, following the exploits of British royalty, and eating lots of good food with his wife and daughter whom he loved with all his heart.