youngeileenweb copyAfter a long battle with cancer on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, with her family by her side at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia.  Eileen Young (nee Patterson), of Petrolia, was in her 78th year.  Eileen was the loving wife of the late Ray Young (2006).  She will be missed by her sons and their wives; Brad and Joan of Mooretown, Ken and Cheryl of Petrolia, and Len and Tammy of Dunnville. She was a loving grandmother to Chad (Niki), Karly (Nigel), Tyler, Courtney (Scott), Haley (Greg), Lyndsay (Steve), Cassie, and Harley and great grandmother to Lane, Kadynce, and Mekenna.   Eileen was the sister of Doris and Len Martin, Ruth and Roy McCormick, Phyllis and Marv Humbey, and John and Sheila Redden.  She was predeceased by her father Ken Patterson, her mother and step-father Gladys and Ken Redden, and her sister Marion Bridges.  Eileen was retired from the housekeeping department at C.E.E. Hospital in Petrolia.  A private funeral service will be held at a later date.  Interment will be in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation, and can arranged by calling the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia (519) 882-0100.  Memories, condolences, and pictures may be shared on-line at

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