Irene M. (Mellon) Young

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | January 05, 2022

Irene M. (Mellon) Young, age 92, of North Versailles, passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021. She was born September 8, 1929 in East McKeesport, a daughter of the late Frank and Mable Mellon. Irene was a lifetime member of the Linway United Presbyterian Church in North Versailles, where she served as a Deacon, an Elder and was active in numerous ministries over the years. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and served as an Advisory Board Member for the East McKeesport Assembly of Rainbow Girls. Irene was proud of her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Maryville College in Tennessee, and went on to work in the accounting department of Koppers in Pittsburgh before focusing on raising her family. Irene loved camping in Sigel and spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 27 years R. Glen Young; daughter Cheryl Young; and sisters Agnes Cunningham and Doris Langley. Arrangements were in charge of Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. Memorial contributions can be made to the Linway United Presbyterian Church, 600 Lincoln Hwy, North Versailles, PA 15137. For online condolences please visit

Originally published January 05, 2022.

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