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Laura Mae Young - August 3, 1948 - July 6, 2013 Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:00

Laura Mae YoungLaura Mae Young was born on August 3, 1948 in Belize City, Belize, to Walter and Idolly Young. She attended Wesley College and Belize Technical College in Belize City. She graduated from  Belize Technical College and after graduation, worked at the insurance company of G. A. Roe & Sons.

Laura migrated to the United States in the 1970s, and resided in Chicago, Pittsburgh and eventually Brooklyn, New York where she lived until her passing. She worked at American Home, and later as a civilian with the New York City Force Department. Laura later attended Brooklyn College and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She retired from the Police Department in February 2013.

Laura loved to travel and was able to visit a number of countries over the years. One of her favorite trips was to Brazil, raving about the natives and their love of partying and good food. She looked forward to and always enjoyed her trips back to Belize.

Laura will be remembered as a very private individual who loved life. She is predeceased by her parents and her brother Paul. She is survived by her brothers and sisters: Lloyd, Keith, Greta, Kent, Shirley, George and Yvonne, and a host nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.