Patricia L. Young, affectionately called Pat or Pattie, was a very outgoing person who did whatever she could to help the less fortunate, gave from her heart to all. She enjoyed singing, bowling, family gatherings, playing cards and going on cruises, which she and her husband Al Sr. did every June for their anniversary. The certified nursing assistant of 30 years died Aug. 18. She was 59.
Young was born on Feb. 25, 1952, in Philadelphia. She was the oldest daughter of Patricia Davis and the late Jesse N. Davis, Jr. She was educated in the Philadelphia Public School District and was a graduate of West Philadelphia High School in 1969. She sung on the Philadelphia All City Choir.
Young was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Richmond, Va for 28 years, and she served on the Nursing Ministry, 8:00 A.M. Choir which she thoroughly enjoyed. Pattie She ran “A Hand That Cares Day Care” out of her home for eight years. She loved all of her daycare children as her own. She joined the Order of Eastern Star, Prince Hall in Richmond in 1996.
She relocated to Philadelphia in January 2008 to help take care of her mother after living in Virginia for 32 years.
Young leaves to mourn: husband, Alfred Young, Sr.; children, Jesse Luke, Regina Carter, Alfred Young, Jr. and grandson Jaquez Luke whom she raised; mother, Patricia Davis; grandchildren, Kenneth Johnson, Diamond LaGrandge, Keordra Cousins, Garrick Fitzgerald, ZíLana, Naviyah and Seiky Young; two sisters Anita L. Davis and Vanessa M. Davis; two brothers, Theodore Davis (her twin) and Melvin H. Davis; Uncle John Luke (Herma); Aunt and Uncles; Nieces, Nephews, Great nieces and nephews; two godsons, Curtis Booker, Jr. and Antoine Smith; four goddaughters, Monique and Monica Tubbs, Dior McClendon-Davis and Addie; godmother, Carmita Poe and adopted Godmother, Cora Tyree; son-in-law, Recus Devon Carter; sisters-in-law, Ann Davis, Kimberly Davis, Shirley Raspberry, Doris Barnes, Jolley Young, Linda Young and Alma Young; brothers-in-law, LaZen Scott, Sherman Young and Julian Young; four very good friends, Felecia Smith, Thelma Bradley, Joyce Smith and Laverne Commeger,;her dog Snowball and her bird Tweety.
Her nephew Darren Davis preceded her in death.
Services will be held August 26 at First Baptist Church Of Darby, 925 Summit Street. The viewing will be at 10 a.m. The service will start at 11.