Michael Scott YoungFebruary 27, 1961 ~ September 6, 2017 (age 56)
Michael S. Young, age 56, formerly of Pittsburgh on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, on Tybee Island, Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Lynne (Davies) Young; his brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Meghan Young; and their two sons, Seth and Adam; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Karen (Davies) and Mike Lewis; and daughters, Brittany and Allison Yuhas; sister-in-law, Kristen (Davies) and Regis Calfo; and their children, Nicole, Sarah and Regie; father-in-law, Bill Davies; and aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joan (Ignasky) Young and William J. Young. Mr. Young, a retired teacher who spent the majority of his career teaching fifth-grade science at Markham Elementary School in Mt. Lebanon, was known for encouraging invention and hands-on learning. He received numerous awards, including the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching, and the Teacher Excellence Foundation's Robert F. Wolf Award. In his spare time, Mr. Young built, owned and operated Bovine Wines in Buffalo, Washington County, and was a bass player in the local Drunk'N Monkeys rock band. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017, in Thomas J. Gmiter Funeral Home, Inc., 2323 E. Carson St., from 2-6 PM. Private Interment will follow in Georgia.