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April 6, 2021

Linda Ann Young of Owen Sound and formerly of Tiverton, died at Chapman House, Owen Sound, Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the age of 52. Beloved wife of Dave Mackereth of Owen Sound, loving mother of Dylan Young of Tiverton, and cherished daughter of Doris Young of Tiverton. Fondly remembered by her siblings, Jim (Rose Marie) Young, Bill (Nancy) Young, Brian (Kathryn) Young, all of Tiverton, Roger (Caroline) Young of Port Elgin, and June (Laverne) Walker of Fort MacMurray, Alberta. Missed by her nieces and nephews, Amy (Andrew) Hallman, Corey Young, Ashley (Christian) Droefke, Devon (Rachael) Young, Caitlin Young (Kevin Ribey), Cristina (Colby) Bellan, Brandie (Steve) Bernard, Ryan (Kaitlyn) Young, Samantha (Jon) Hootnick, and Jacob Walker; as well as several great-nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her father, Ernest Young (2018); nephew, Aaron; and great-niece, Blayre. Linda will be fondly remembered for her bubbly personality and caring soul. She loved the annual family gatherings and spending time with her sister (and best friend) when she visited from Alberta. She enjoyed spending Sundays with her Mom and going to church. She and Dave were married three years ago this July, and loved each other very dearly. Her son, Dylan, was her pride and joy. She was very proud and loved watching him grow into the man he has become today. Linda could always be found cleaning because like her sparkly personality, she loved nothing more than a sparkling clean home. Her infectious smile, excited giggles and beautiful personality will forever be missed by all who knew her. “Perhaps they are not stars in the sky but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.” Visitation will be held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Sunday, April 11, 2021, from 2-5 p.m. Anyone wishing to attend the visitation, must register with the funeral home at 519-396-2701. All attendees will be screened upon entry to the funeral home, respect physical-distancing protocols, and wear a mask. A family graveside service to honour Linda’s life, will be held at the Tiverton Cemetery, Monday, April 12, 2021. Memorial donations to Chapman House – South Site or the Canadian Cancer Society, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy; arrangements entrusted to the funeral home;