Peter Young

Obituary of Peter VanVleet Young

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Peter Van Vleet Young passed away on March 25th 2021 at home in New Canaan, CT with his family by his side. Peter was born in Stamford, CT on May 06, 1936 and raised in Darien, CT by his parents Lloyd and Dorothy Young. Peter graduated from Berkshire School and Suffolk University. He married Georgia Schenck of Grosse Pointe Michigan in October 1958. Peter served in the U.S. Army. Peter retired as Vice Chairman at Union Trust. Throughout the years Peter served on the board at Low Heywood School, Berkshire School, the Stamford Museum and Woodway Country Club. Peter was an avid golfer and served on the board of the Junior Senior Golf Association and co-founded the Anguilla Golf Association. Peter was a member of the Mahogany Grove Church in Anguilla where he and Georgia spent many winters. Peter enjoyed boating, restoration of antique cars and traveling. Peter is survived by his wife, Georgia Young and his children, Christie Young, Todd Van Vleet Young and his wife Lorna, Dana Goering and her husband Dean. He is also survived by his four grandchildren: Peter Van Vleet Young II, Lila Rachel Young, Hunter Van Vleet Goering and Georgia Emily Goering. There will be a private service at Talmadge Hill Church. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice or do an act of kindness.
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