Groton Long Point
1923 — 2021
Barbara (Hastings) Young, 98, lovingly referred to as Leilee, a longtime resident of New England, passed away peacefully, of natural causes, surrounded by love at her home in La Jolla, California on June 21, 2021. Born in Portland, Oregon, Leilee was the daughter of the late Henry Winthrop and Phillis Chandler (Hendrickson) Hastings. They moved to Los Angeles, California in 1933, then crossed America in a Model T Ford during the height of The Great Depression, settling in New Haven. Barbara married her high school sweetheart, Wilbur Fenelon Young, III, in New Haven, on July 4, 1944. Upon graduating from Hamden Hall Country Day School, she worked as a librarian at Yale University. She then...