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Matilda “Tillie” L. Young

young, tillie[1]CHARDON TOWNSHIP – Matilda “Tillie” L. (nee Dieska) Young, of Chardon Township, died Jan. 9, 2014, at Blossom Hill Care Center in Huntsburg Township. She was 100.

Born Dec. 12, 1913, in Lakewood, to Stephen and Lucy (nee Apathy) Dieska, she had been a lifelong area resident.

Tillie was the oldest parishioner and an active member of St. Mary Church in Chardon, since 1915.

She retired at the age of 85 after 50 years as a chief deputy clerk with the juvenile and probate court.

Tillie enjoyed traveling all over the world and going with friends to casinos.

Survivors include her daughter, Helen (Ken) Seufer, of Chardon Township, and son, Paul (Kay) Young, of Highland, Mich.; grandchildren, Kenny Seufer, Ann Wright and Mark Seufer, Steve and Scott Young, and Michelle Potter; 13 great-grandchildren; and many extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ben Dieska; and sister, Elsie Adams.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 13 at St. Mary Parish, 401 North St., Chardon.

Burial will follow at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Township.

Visitation is 10:30 a.m. until the time of the mass on Monday at the church.

Donations suggest to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110 or St. Mary Parish, 401 North St., Chardon, OH 44024.

Arrangements by the Burr Funeral Home in Chardon. Information and condolences online at


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