Karen Young

January 04, 2011



Karen (Pera) Young, 65, died Tuesday January 4, at Health Alliance

Leominster Hospital after a brief illness.

Karen was born in Fitchburg, January 8, 1945, the daughter of Walter and

Aino (Sundberg) Pera. She graduated from Fitchburg High School and the

Burbank Hospital School of Nursing as an L.P.N. She worked for many

years at the office of Dr. Svend Bruun until her retirement.

Karen was a life member of the New England Veterans Firemen's League

and was treasurer of the Hancock V.F.A. She was an avid gardener and

especially enjoyed her extensive flower garden. Her getaways to Cape Cod

were especially enjoyable to her.

Karen leaves her husband of 48 years, George Young, Her son Steven

Young of Westminster. She also leaves her sister and brother-in-law Susan

and Barry Roy of Fitchburg, her brother-in-law Robert Young and his wife

Gail. Many Nieces and nephews, and her beloved dog Hobo.

Karen was predeceased by her uncle Eino Sunberg, who lived with the

family for many years.

Calling hours and services will be held on Wednesday January 12, from 6

to 8 P.M. with a service at 7 P.M.

After cremation, burial will take place in New Cemetery in Ashburnham in

the Spring. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her name may be made to

Hancock V.F.A. 21 East Rindge Road Ashburnham, Ma. 01430. or to the

Charity of one's choice. Bosk Funeral Home 85 Blossom St. Fitchburg is

assisting the family.


Bosk Funeral Home
85 Blossom Street
Fitchburg, MA USA 01420