Phyllis F. Young

Phyllis F. Young

YORK – Phyllis (Crager) (Updegraff) Young, 76, of York, passed at 8:30 a.m., Monday, March 16, 2020 at her home. She was the wife of Darryl R. Young to whom she was married to for 22 years.

Phyllis was born January 27, 1944 in York and was the daughter of the late George and Ruth (Lau) Crager.

She graduated in 1961 from Northeastern High School in Manchester and later from Consolidated School of Business with an Associate’s Degree in Specialized Business as a Medical Assistant. Over the years Phyllis was employed by Bern Haven in Mount Wolf, American Acme, Danskin in York, Hercon Pharmaceutical and Tyco Electronics.

Phyllis enjoyed spending time with her family at their picnics and get togethers. She enjoyed working in her flower beds and her favorite past time was her love of horses and trail rides with the horses and her beloved boxer dogs.

In addition to her husband, Darryl, Phyllis is survived by her daughter, Shelly Rodgers and her husband Jerry of Red Lion; her sons, Randy Updegraff and his wife Jill of Exton, PA; Wade E,. Updegraff of FL; step-children, Chris Young and his wife Brenda of NJ, Carryl Vining and her husband Rob of IA, Andrew Young and his wife Paulette of Hellam, PA, Allison Young of DE; grandchildren, Megan Updegraff, Ryan Updegraff, Kory Updegraff, Haley Young, Garrett Young, Rece Vining, Bryce Vining and great grandchildren; Kaden and Lil Updegraff and her brothers, Robert Crager and his wife Bonnie of TX and Richard Crager and his wife Doris of Dover, PA. Phyllis was preceded in death by her sister, Elizabeth Ettinger.

Her funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM, Friday, March 20, 2020 at Diehl Funeral Home &Cremation Center, 87 South Main Street, Mount Wolf. Viewing will be from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Jacobs Union Cemetery. Officiating at the service will be Reverend Lisa Hair from St. Jacobs Lutheran Church.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

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2 thoughts on “Phyllis F. Young

  1. Darryl and children. Sincere sympathy in the loss of Phyllis. It was a shock to me to hear this, I had no idea. I know she was a very loving person and it has to be a loss to you all. I like to remember her from Danskin and the love she had for my former boss. Blessings to you all.

  2. Randy, Wayne, and Shelly, I am deeply sadden by the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful mother and always inspiring as I remember her. You have my heartfelt sympathy and in my prayers for your loss.

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