In Memory of




Obituary for Gary Lee Young

Gary Lee Young, 72, of Riegelsville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on September 7, 2019. Born in Long Beach, California, he was a son of the late Melbourne and Dorothy (Ünterseher) Young. Gary was a 1964 graduate of Warren Township High School in Gurnee, Illinois. Throughout his early years he took pride in belonging to 4-H with his horse “Sage”, owning a couple muscle cars, and numerous motorcycles. Gary went on to become the owner and operator an animal transport trucking business, Shaw-San Transfer, named after his daughters. His love for his daughters, his late dog “Puggy” and Bluegrass music was tremendous. He and Puggy are together again.
Surviving are his daughters, Shawna Young and her husband Michael Myers of Hellertown and Sandra Shaffer and her husband Jake Shaffer of Riegelsville; his granddaughter, Kaia Lee Shaffer; and his siblings: LaDonna Young of Illinois, Roy and his wife MariJo of Wisconsin, Dennis and his wife Pattie of Illinois, Linda Young of Wisconsin, and Roger and his wife Ruby of Illinois.
Services will be held privately. If you would like to honor his memory, the family suggests that in lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in his memory to the Bucks County SPCA. You may do this by selecting “Bucks County SPCA” below or by visiting You may also mail your donation to 60 Reservoir Rd, Quakertown, PA 18951.