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Obituary for Nicolas E. Young

Nicolas E. Young, of Westerly, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 28 on Sunday, March 21, 2021.

Born in Norwich, CT, he was the beloved son of Lisa Boyce of Westerly and Douglas Durfee of Jewett City, CT. Nicolas also leaves behind his cherished daughters, Aubree Young (whom Nick lovingly referred to as his “Turkey”) and Raelyn Gingerella, both of Westerly; and seven siblings, Brendan Young, Elijah Boyce, Brianna Gingerella, Kendra Lattin, and Kennedy Boyce, all also of Westerly, and Laura Durfee and Victoria Durfee, both of Plainfield, CT; his favorite Aunt Sherri and Uncle Michael Bard of Port St Lucie FL; cousins, Robbie Justice Jr, Ronald Bard and Dylan Bard, all of Port St Lucie FL. He was predeceased by his brother Michael Winder, Jr.

Nick worked as a Mason for Fusaro Chimney & Masonry Company. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and landscaping. His smile would always bring sunshine to any situation.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Services will be private. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit