Sadly we announce the passing of Josie Youden on August 25, 2019 after a brief illness at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa Ontario. Josie was a beloved wife of 43 years to David Youden. Much loved mom to her children Amy Smith (Shawn), Steven Youden (Sara) Hannah Gillies-Lafrance and Zackary Massey. She was adored by her grandchildren Grace, Maddie, Sophia and Joseph. She is predeceased by her parents the late Joseph Connolly and the late Kathleen Connolly. Josie will be dearly missed by her siblings Mary Sweet (the late Frederick), Margaret Martin (Jim), the late Kathleen Chrobak (Joe), Bernadette Leloudas( Jim), Peter Connolly (Sharon), Joan Rickerby (Jim), Kevin Connolly (Margaret) the late Brendan Connolly and Dympna Connolly. She leaves a large hole in the hearts of her many nieces and nephews as well. Also mourning are her much loved in-laws The Youden Family of Lark Harbour, NL. Special thanks to the caring nursing staff at Lakeridge Health from G5 Wing.