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Condolence From: James Roughgarden
Condolence: I send my condolences to Jims family. Jim and I met in 1946 when we were together at the NJ Air National Gaurd. We remained good friends all these years.

Keeping his family in my prayers.


Col. James Roughgarden (USAFR Ret)
Saturday May 12, 2018
Condolence From: John And Susan Fiore
Condolence: General Young hired me to be a member of the 170th Air Refueling Group in November of 1978.
Throughout my military career, which spanned 28 years I have never had a commander who was as humble and caring for his people as Gen Young. I have always tried to emulate his style of leadership throughout the years.

Susan and my deepest condolences go out to the Young family. There is a whole generation of NJ Guardsmen who grew up under his tutelage.
He is very much missed.

John Fiore
LtCol, NJANG (ret)
Saturday February 17, 2018
Condolence From: Chris West
Condolence: Hi Billy,
I want to extend my sincere condolences for the loss of you father.
I have many fond memories of us spending time at your house. Your mother and father created a great place for us kids to have fun and grow up.
I last saw your father at my father’s funeral. I reminisced with him about the memories of our time together as children; the holiday parties, playing bumper pool, pachinko, sledding down your hill, swimming at the Army camp beach, thanks to his access. I especially remember your father taking us to the Asbury Park amusements on your birthday in the MG. He kept paying the operator to keep us on the Zipper ride. I'm not sure if it was because we were having so much fun or just to keep us busy. ;)
Chris West
Friday February 16, 2018
Condolence From: Wallace & Susan Pickard
Condolence: To the Young Family:
Our very deepest and sincere condolences on your loss and that of ALL of us who knew him. Gen Young was the epitome of the term "Office and Gentleman"! Gen Young hired me in 1977 as a young Captain and served as my Commander, mentor and friend. I will always be in his debt and will never forget him and his leadership ! I know he will rest in peace !! Susan & Wally Pickard, Brig Gen (Ret)
Thursday February 15, 2018
Condolence From: Colonel James H. Davis, USAF Retired
Condolence: To the Young family, my wife Dorothy and I are deeply saddened by your loss. General Young was one of the finest officers and leaders I have had the privilege of serving with. He treated everyone with dignity and respect. He taught the young officers under his command the meaning of "leadership by example". RIP General. Jim and Dot Davis
Wednesday February 14, 2018
Condolence From: Susan Fevola
Condolence: My husband, Michael (who just passed away 3 weeks ago) served with Gen. Young in the ANG at McGuire for many years. He, and I as well, looked up to Gen. Young and admired his genuine concern and caring for all that served under him. He and Marge will be fondly remembered. May your family find peace in knowing that his life was a "life well lived."
Wednesday February 14, 2018
Condolence From: Connie Fevola Giesler
Condolence: My Dad Michael Fevola served with General Young while with the 170th at McGuire, and I have fond memories of meeting him when visiting the base as a child. Thank you for your life of service to this nation, and peace to your family at this difficult time.
Tuesday February 13, 2018
Condolence From: Barry & Wendy Johnson
Condolence: Well at least he had a good long life, to the children, sorry for your loss he was a good man.
Tuesday February 13, 2018
Condolence From: Terry Young CMSgt (Ret)
Condolence: To the Jim Young family we express our sincere condolences. General Young was one of the finest Officers and Gentleman I knew. May he rest in peace.
Tuesday February 13, 2018
Condolence From: Brig. Gen. Robert S. Dutko, Sr., USAF Retired
Condolence: Barbara and I are sad to learn of General Young's passing. I had the pleasure of serving with the General in the 170AREFG for 5 years. He served his State and Nation with distinction and was a thoughtful and fair commander. His contributions over many years made the New Jersey Air National Guard a well respected entity. We shall always cherish the wonderful friendship we enjoyed. RIP General. With Deepest Sympathy, Bob & Barbara Dutko.
Tuesday February 13, 2018
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