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Dr. Owen F.  Youngquist, Jr.

Obituary for Dr. Owen F. Youngquist, Jr.

April 20, 2017
Newtown, Pennsylvania


Dr. Owen F. Youngquist, Jr, 82, of Newtown, PA passed away peacefully on April 20, 2017 with his beloved wife Ruth Youngquist, and his children Mark Youngquist, Jennifer Brown and Kimberly Visentini by his side. He is survived by his loving sister Rebekah Bratcher and his seven grandchildren.

Owen earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University in 1963 and a Post-Doctoral certification in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy at Adelphi University in 1978. Owen was a clinical psychologist with a private practice in Huntington and Cold Spring Harbor, New York for over 50 years. He specialized in working with children and families. He was an Assistant Professor at Hofstra University and St. John's University. Owen's greatest concern was enriching the lives of patients and others.

Owen was an avid reader and enjoyed sailing, skiing and racquetball with his family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 29 at 11 am at the Newtown Presbyterian Church which is located at 25 North Chancellor Street in Newtown, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Dr. Youngquist's memory to the Newtown Presbyterian Church Ministry of Music.

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323 East Washington Avenue
Newtown, PA 18940
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