Gayle Kenner Young
Gayle Kenner Young
  • June 30, 1936 - January 23, 2018
  • Louisiana

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Gayle Kenner Young, a retired Registered Nurse passed in the early hours of Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the age of 81. She was born in New Orleans at Hotel Dieu Hospital, Graduated HS at Mt. Carmel and would later become a graduate of the final Hotel Dieu nursing school class. After raising 4 children, she returned to school to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a Registered Nurse and would later return to Hotel Dieu to work as an RN. She was a lifelong parishioner and volunteered much of her free time in her younger years at St. Edward the Confessor School and parish in Metairie, Louisiana.
Beloved wife of the late Russell Charles Young. Daughter of the late John Valentine Kenner and Bertha Josephine Virgets and Step daughter of the late Fernand J. Voss. She was the loving mother of 4 beloved children, Karen Ann Young, Bruce Charles Young (Theresa Burke Young), Steven John Young (Ann Mortillaro Young) and Janet Young Monnerjahn (Michael Monnerjahn). Loving Grandmother of Steven Matthew Young (Brittany Guidry) and Fr. Kurt Russell Young. Step grandmother of Alexis M. Perez and Maeghan M. Trosclair. The family would like to send a special heartfelt thank you to her caregiver Brandi Chiffen for her loving care, patience and support.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a visitation at 10:00 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018 in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans. Interment will follow in All Saint Mausoleum.