Foster Yeadon, 82, a long time resident of Grafton died Sunday, June 8th, 2014 at his home in Stratham, NH. He is predeceased by his wife, Janet (Nordmark) Yeadon and his daughter, Jodi (Yeadon) Connerty. F oster is survived by his daughter Heidi Yeadon, of Maynard, her daughter Niccole Minka of Rhode Island and Greta Yeadon and her children Danielle Lambert and Max Rossi all of Worcester; his son-in-law Daniel Connerty, his sons Rory, Sean, and Collin, his wife Marty and her two children of Wakefield. He is also survived by his second wife, Diane and her daughter Corrinne Mauser of Cambridge. Foster was born Nov. 30, 1931, lived in Roslindale and summered on Lake Maspenock in Hopkinton. He served two years in the Army during the Korean War. He played hockey in Roslindale and at Northeatern University then played semi-pro hockey for the Quincy Blades. He coached at Marlborough High School where he also taught business for eleven years. He was a Master Builder building many houses in Hopkinton and Grafton. In 1969 he built the Sticky Wicket Pub. He and his wife, Janet and their three girls, their cousins, Janet's parents and numerous friends worked hard to make the restaurant and Jazz Hall a success of international acclaim. After selling the restaurant in 1984 he raised and raced thoroughbreds at Suffolk Downs during his retirement. A celebration of his life will be held in Westborough, MA at the Knights of Columbus, 17 Willow St., from 7pm-10pm on Sunday, June 22nd. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to www.veterans advocacyservices.org.
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Published in Milford Daily News on June 15, 2014