Edgar Leroy Young

Passed 06/28/2024


Obituary For Edgar Leroy Young

YOUNG, Edgar Leroy – 92, Hatchet Lake, Halifax Regional Municipality, passed away June 28, 2024 at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre.

Born in Martin’s Brook, outside of Lunenburg, he was the son of Lyle and Pauline (Rodenhizer) Young.

He worked as a marine engineer aboard small coastal vessels, trawlers, and later on bulk carriers on the Great Lakes. He returned to Hatchet Lake to operate the Hatchet Lake Shell Service Station with his brother Robert. With increasing residential growth in the area, they transitioned to owning and operating Hatchet Lake Excavators Ltd., and later McDonald Lake Developments Ltd.

He enjoyed sailing, a good game of cribbage, and has taken the opportunities to travel across the country and into the United States

He is survived by his children: Tamara Kirby (Kevin), Bernard Young (Caren), and Thane Young; his grandchildren: Joey, Jacquelyn, Benjamin, Dean, Tanisha; and dear friend Margaret.

He is predeceased by his wife Marion, his daughter Zena (in infancy), and his brothers: Lewis, Byron, and Robert.

No service will be held at his request.

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  • 07/10/2024

    We are deeply sorry to hear of Eddie's passing. He certainly was a great friend and always loved when we stopped in for visits and Tyrone could drop by to help him with his inventions. He will be deeply missed. Susan and Tyrone Oickle

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