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Catherine Elizabeth Young

January 21, 1936 - June 11, 2021

Catherine Elizabeth Young, 85, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 at Liza’s Place, Wheeling.
She was born January 21, 1936 in Weirton, daughter of the late Andrew and Katherine (Herman) Henderson. Catherine graduated from Steubenville Central Catholic High School, and later earned her bachelor’s degree from Wheeling Hospital School of Nursing. She then began her career working in the emergency and operating room at Wheeling Hospital and retired after 30 years of dedicated and compassionate service. Catherine was also a member of Wheeling Hospital Nurses Alumni Association. Although nursing was her greatest calling, she was a renowned cook of hot sausage and peppers which were at many of tailgates for WVU football games and parties at Seneca Lake. In her spare time, Catherine enjoyed a good book with an equally good glass of wine.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, the love of her life for 62 years, Harold D. Young; her brother Richard Henderson, her son Timothy Young.
Catherine is survived by 5 children, Bruce (Mary Ann) Young of Bellaire, Ethel (David) Fluharty of Shadyside, Kelly (Dennis) Baker of Wheeling, Karen (Joe) John of Wheeling, Kathleen (Kevin) Heller of Wheeling; sister-in-law, Joan Anthony; 13 grandchildren, Timmy (Heidi) Young, Rosa Young, Ryan Fluharty, Nikki Fluharty, Tyler (Molly) Fluharty, Tucker (Jen) Wilkinson, Jack Wilkinson, Joey John, Jesse John, Sarah Heller, Beau Heller, Seneca Heller and Berklee Heller; 4 great-grandchildren, Lenon and Layton Wagner, Myles Fluharty and Ryder Wilkinson. Catherine is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and many dearly beloved, lifelong friends.
Her family would like to thank the staff at Liza’s Place for the wonderful care they extended.
As per Catherine’s wishes, there will not be a public visitation however the family would love everyone to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 11:00am at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Fr. Paul as Celebrant, and interment will occur at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. All are welcome to join the family for a luncheon that will follow at Generations.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to CCHS, Corpus Christi School, or Sisters of St. Joseph.
Online condolences may also be made at, whom arrangements are in care of.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Time: 11:00 am


Corpus Christi Catholic Church

1516 Warwood Ave.
Wheeling, WV 26003

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021


Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

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