Virginia Young Barrick, 99, of St. Anthony Park, died Feb. 15 at the St. Anthony Park Home.
Flora Virginia Young was born in St. Paul on July 24, 1916, to Flora (Ingram) and Frank X. Young. She grew up in St. Paul and graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in 1933. After graduation, Virginia worked as a secretary at Prudential Insurance Co., where she met Emory V. Barrick. They were married in 1941.
After living in Miami and Tennessee, they returned to St. Paul and bought a house in the St. Anthony Park area and lived there the rest of their lives. Virginia was a full-time homemaker until her six children were grown. She was also an active member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church for more than 60 years.
Virginia was preceded in death by Emory, who died in 1989; her son, William, in 2012; her parents; and her siblings, Eleanor Young, Dorothy (John) Copeland and Robert (Catherine) Young.
She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn, Kathleen (Dennis) Born, MaryBeth (Gary) Englund, Patricia (Fred) Erickson and Barbara (Ray) Forliti; her daughter-in-law, Mary Ellen (Bill) Barrick; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Her funeral service was held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church on Feb. 22.