Eugene R. “Gig” Young Sr.


Eugene R. “Gig” Young Sr., 69 of North Stonington, CT, passed away on Thursday May 11, 2017 at Lawrence and Memorial hospital in New London. Eugene was married July 8, 1966 in RI to the late Frances M "Songbird" Williams Young, Songbird passed away February 24,2014.

Eugene was born March 31, 1948 in Providence, RI the son of the late Eugene H and Harriet Leamy Young. Eugene was raised and resided in Warwick, RI for many years, prior to his CT residence.

He was a shell-fisherman for many years working off the RI waters.

Eugene leaves behind a daughter, Gina M Young of Forest Grove, OR and a son Eugene R Young Jr. of North Stonington, CT along with seven grandchildren. He had five brothers and one sister.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the EP Tribal Longhouse located on 395 Norwich Westerly Rd. (Rte.2) directly behind the Chelsea Groton Bank in North Stonington, CT. 06359. All are welcome to attend.


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