Amelia Bensan Young, age 77, died Saturday, December 3, 2011, in her Durham home surrounded by her loving family. A native of the Philippines, she was the daughter of the late Justo and Juana Daga Bensan. Mrs. Young was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill.
Mrs. Young is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Kai W. Young of Durham, NC; her sons, Vincent Young and wife, Davoren, of Ann Arbor, MI; and Timothy Young and wife, Kelly, of Raleigh, NC; one brother, Modesto Bensan; two sisters, Florencia Madarang and Ursula Domrique, all of the Philippines; four grandchildren, Christopher, Matthew, Taylor and Faith Young; and cousin, Jose D. Angeles of Boston, MA.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered 11:30AM Wednesday from St. Thomas More Catholic Church with Father Scott McCue presiding. Burial will follow in Markham Memorial Gardens.
Friends may visit Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Duke Cancer Institute, 512 S. Mangum St., Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701. Please include “in memory of Amelia Young” on the memo line of your check.
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