VILLAGE OF MILLERTON — Jenny Yang, 24, a lifelong area resident, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at her family’s home in the Village of Millerton from injuries sustained in a tragic residential house fire. Jenny worked for Churchill Building Co. LLC based in Lakeville, where she specialized in architectural drafting and design.
Born Feb. 13, 1997, in Sharon, she was the eldest daughter of the late Wu Yang, who passed away in 2014, and longtime Millerton business woman Amy Yang, who resides in the Village of Millerton.
Jenny was a graduate of Webutuck High School and received a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Delhi, where she majored in Architectural Design and Building.
In her high school years Jenny excelled at soccer, basketball and softball.
In her spare time she enjoyed knitting, drawing and handmade crafts, often making beautiful orchids and other flowers out of paper.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends and always enjoyed spending time with her mom at home. Jenny will be dearly missed by her loving family and her many dear friends.
In addition to her mother, Jenny is survived by her sister, Julina Yang; two brothers, Jet and Jayden Yang; her grandparents, Ming Xiang Yang and Wei Huang Yang and Chris Lin; her uncles, Yu Ming Yang and Kim Chou Yeung and Gino Sarcomo; and her aunts, Yuhong Yang and Katy Yang.
In addition to her father, Jenny was predeceased by her grandfather, Ping Cheung Yeung; and her uncle, Michael Yeung.
Calling hours were held on Nov. 14 at the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton. The Rev. William Mayhew conducted a prayer service during visitation. A funeral service and visitation were held Nov. 15. Cremation followed. A reception was held at the Millerton Inn.
To send an online condolence please visit www.conklinfuneralhome.com.