ISLAND FALLS – Claudia Young, 94, died March 22, 2008, in Patten. She was born March 2, 1914, in Sherman, the daughter of Charles and Mildred (Bradford) Young. She graduated from Island Falls High School in 1935 and Farmington Normal School. Her first teaching job was in a one-room school in Mount Chase. She retired from teach-ing in Winthrop, Mass., return-ing to Maine in the early ’80s. She is survived by several nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Joan Young of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and one cousin, Priscilla Rivers of Orange, Mass. She was predeceased by her parents; and three brothers, Ralph, Truman and Kenneth. Claudia’s family would like to thank her adopted family, all the nurses and staff at Mount Heights Health Care Facility. At Claudia’s request, a private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls.