Jacqueline C. (Danby) Young, 91, resident of Westford, peacefully passed away April 13, 2022 surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Benjamin L. Young until his passing in 2010.
She was born in Bridlington, England on November 21, 1930, and was the daughter of the late Minnie (Clark) and John Danby. Jacqueline was raised and educated in England where she later received a degree in teaching.
Jacqueline worked as an elementary school teacher in various places, including England, Canada, Littleton and Westford. She was also known to write for local newspapers and magazines and enjoyed writing poetry in her free time.
Jacqueline was a member of the Westford Historical Society and the Pen Women Writer's Guild.
Her greatest joy however, was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also loved opera, dance and ballet.
Jacqueline is survived and will be deeply missed by her three daughters, Jennifer Landine of Westford and her late husband William Landine, Kathryn Marinelli and her husband Bruce of Winchendon and Mary Mullens and her husband Joseph of Wilmington, MA; her eight grandchildren, Jason, Joshua, Shawn, Nicolas, Kara, Jackie, Kevin and Michael; her four great-grandchildren, Ariana, Lydia, Rainah and Cora; her sister, Anne Loten and her daughter Maria of England; as well as many other family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to Jacqueline's Celebration of Life on Monday, April 18, 2022 from 4 PM until 7 PM at the WESTFORD HEALY FUNERAL HOME, 57 N. Main Street, Westford. A private burial will take place in Heart Pond Cemetery, Chelmsford.