Dayville, CT- Artelle E. (Young) Curtis age 60 died Sunday September 9, 2018 at the Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, CT. She leaves her companion of thirteen years, Thomas Mottes of Dayville, her son Justin R. Curtis and his companion Debra Boulet of Eastford, two daughters, Amanda S. Curtis of Danielson and Letitia A. Curtis of Dayville, fifteen grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves three brothers, Timothy Young and his wife Wendy, Douglas Young and his wife Donna, Curtis Young and his wife Kathy all of Woodstock, two sisters Ivy Blanchette and her husband Donald of NJ and Alison Meyers and her husband Tom of Maine. She also leaves her father Henry D. Young of Woodstock, CT. She was born in Putnam, CT daughter of Henry D. Young and the late Elisabeth (White) Young Bishop and lived in Dayville for the past eleven years prior to that living in Ashford, CT. She enjoyed crafts, especially making Christmas decorations with greenery from the woods. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed gatherings with her family and friends. There are no calling hours. The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home has been entrusted with her arrangements. Omit flowers, please make donations in her memory to the St. Jude Children's Hospital. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may post a condolence or light a candle.