Thelma Young

Thelma Young, resident of Norwalk, CT, passed away peacefully at the Fairfield County Hospice House on Saturday, June 10, 2023. She was born in Mumbai, India on August 21, 1928 to the late Herbert and Ethel (Maud) McCoy. Thelma was 94 years old at the time of her passing.

Thelma is survived by her daughter Rhonda, and grandchildren, Jenna Tarshis and Jeffrey Tarshis.

In addition to her parents, Thelma is preceded in death by her siblings, Herbert, Lionel, Malcolm, Iris and Reginald. Also, her husband of fifty-four years, Stanley Young.

A celebration of Thelma’s life and prayer service will take place on Friday, June 16th from 11am to 12:30pm at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue in Stamford. The interment is private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Thelma’s memory may be made to The Fairfield County Hospice House and any local animal rescue centers.

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