Mrs. Janet Martha Blomquist Young, 70, of Bryn Mawr, PA and Avalon, NJ; passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 in the Pruitt Health -Union Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation in Monroe, NC. She was born June 4, 1949 to Alfred and Elizabeth Strain Blomquist in the Bronx, NY. On January 16, 1971 she married Robert "Bob" R. Young, Jr.
She was preceded in death by her parents and son Dylan R. Young.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband Bob Young; son Gregory Young and partner Sandra Liza; grandson Alexander Young; sister Joan Zak and husband William; brother Edward Blomquist and wife Joan; daughter-in-law Mitzi Young and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Young graduated from Middletown HS, NJ (1967), and earned her Bachelors of Early Childhood Education from Moravian College (1971). Janet owned "Young World" nursery school for 16 years in Ocean View, Cape May County, NJ. She loved children and strived to make education fun for the students she taught. She enjoyed talking, singing and listening to music. She was caring and kind spirited toward all people. One of her favorite past times was walking the beaches of the New Jersey Shore. Janet was also an accomplished runner in her twenties. Janet and her husband Bob were members of Reach Community Church in Fort Pierce, FL.
There are no immediate plans for a service. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorial gifts be made to Children, Inc. at https://childreninc.weshareonline.org/ .
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