Steven J. Yarmey
1920 - 2014 PITTSFIELD Steven J. Yarmey Sr., 94, of Newcastle, Maine, passed peacefully at home on Saturday afternoon, May 10, 2014. A Pittsfield native of 76 years, he was born May 4, 1920, to Fritz and Anna Yarmey. He was the last surviving of six children, Mary Bossidy, Jean Zimmer, Nellie McNeill, Dorothy Easley, and John Yarmey. Steve graduated from Pittsfield High School, class of 1939, and joined his dad, founder of Yarmey's New England Window Cleaning Company. A three year veteran
of WWll, Steve was honorably discharged with two Bronze Stars
and served in the Pacific Theatre with the 1913th Army Aviation Engineers Group. He married Ann Merry of Newcastle, Maine in 1948. They have 5 children, Steven Yarmey Jr., of Oregon, Bob, twin Alan, who is deceased, and Paul, all of Pittsfield, and Barbara Hoffman of Michigan; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and 18 nieces and nephews. Steve and Ann retired to Newcastle, Maine in 1996. However, a major part of his heart remained in his beloved Berkshire Hills. Steve was an unwavering fan of his World Champion Boston Red Sox. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Mr. Steven Yarmey will be on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Charles Church, celebrated by the Rev. A. Peter Gregory, Pastor. Burial with full military honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of America care of the DWYER FUNERAL HOME, 776 North St., Pittsfield MA 01201. Please visit www.dwyerfuneral.com
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