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Robert Yeager Sr.


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Robert Yeager Sr. Obituary


Robert "Bob" Yeager, Sr., 84, of East Haddam, beloved husband of Bessie Louise (Canfield) Yeager, passed away Monday (July 7, 2014) at Middlesex Hospital. Born March 6, 1930 in Watertown, he was a son of the late William and Ida (Carruthers) Yeager. Mr. Yeager had worked as a professional truck driver for many years before his retirement. He will be fondly remembered for his zest for life - making the most of every moment, and sharing a good natured laugh with both his family and friends, to whom he was ever devoted. In addition to his loving wife of 64 years, he leaves two sons and their wives, Robert, Jr. and Deborah of Simpsonville, SC and Steven and Diane of Moodus; four grandchildren, Kimberly, Jessica, Allison and Ryan; nine great grandchildren; two siblings, William Yeager, Jr. and Irene Canfield, both of Pennsylvania; a special niece, Susan Hyatt and her son, Austin; and numerous extended family members and friends. Donations in his memory may be made to the ., P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. Care of private arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester. www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com.


Published in The Hartford Courant on July 9, 2014
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