DELMAR – Robert L. Youngs, 91, of Delmar, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 26, 2015. Bob was born on November 18, 1923 in Newark, NJ, the son of the late Granville and Eugenie Youngs. He was a proud marine, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II, including in the first wave of Iwo Jima and the Battles of Saipan and Tinian. He was awarded several purple hearts for his bravery – Semper Fi. Bob was a designer for Bell Laboratories for 40 years in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He obtained several patents for his work involved with the Telstar satellites.
Bob was predeceased by his wife Ellen M. Youngs, and his daughter Christine Youngs. He is survived by his son Bill Youngs (Margaret) of Delmar; granddaughters Kelly (Brian) Bauer, Andrea (Andrew) Neviackas, and Colleen Youngs; great grandson Dylan Bauer; also son Brian M. (Evelyn) Youngs of Virginia; and grandsons Jeffrey and Todd Youngs.
A memorial service will be held in Bally, PA, at a later date. Those who wish may make a memorial contribution to Patriot Flight, Inc., PO Box 190, Delmar, NY 12054. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hans Funeral Home, Albany. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com .