Dr. C. Duncan Yetman Sr.
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Dr. C. Duncan Yetman Sr., former Superintendent of Schools in Trumbull, CT, from 1975-1985, and former teacher and principal of Hartford Public High School from 1950-1973 passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Middlebrook Farms Senior Living Community. He was the beloved husband of the late Janet Bozenhard Yetman. Dr. Yetman graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1936, from Trinity College, Hartford, CT, in 1940, and Yale University in 1956. He became a passionate and dedicated educator who was loved and well respected by his students and colleagues. In 1950, he was appointed as an English teacher at Hartford Public High School in Hartford, CT, serving as assistant principal and eventually as principal from 1966 until 1973. He served as Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and then became Headmaster of Trumbull High School in 1975. He went on to become Trumbull's Superintendent of School, retiring from that position in 1985. He will be deeply missed by his five children and nine grandchildren. Hours for visitation will take place at Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home in Trumbull, Thursday, July 6th, from 4-8pm. On Friday, a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m.in the Gathering Room at Black Rock Congregational Church in Fairfield, CT, with a graveside service to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home for the establishment of the Dr. C. Duncan Yetman Scholarship Fund. To leave an online condolence please visit www.mullinsfh.com



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Published in Hartford Courant from Jul. 3 to Jul. 5, 2017.
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June 27, 2019
TO DR. YETMAN FAMILY. MAY GOD CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN YOU ALL, DR. YETMAN WAS A VERY KIND AND HUMBLE PRINCIPAL WAS LOVED BY MANY PEOPLE. HE TOUCHED MY LIFE IN MANY WAYS. I WILL NEVER FORGET HIM. I KNOW GOD HAS A BEAUTIFUL ANGEL IN HIS KINGDOM. MAY YOUR SOUL CONTINUE TO REST IN PARADISE.
RANDY BAGLEY PUGH
June 27, 2019
Dr. Yetman will always be in the hearts of the students who were fortunate enough to have been at HPHS while he was there.
Maura Kenny
June 27, 2019
What can you say when he was the best man for our school. So easy going, well loved, approachable during all hours of our school days. You will be missed, our condolenses to his family.
Fred khuzkian
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July 24, 2017
He was an awesome man and very well respected. I am sure his family will miss him. Soar with the eagles. We will see you again one day.
Kathleen Vignone. Class of 1971 Roberts
July 12, 2017
I hope this is not too late, but Dr Yetman was such a force at Hartford High. Many of us still talk about him today, with such fond memories. He was always our guest of honor at the reunions for the class of 1969, and brought students together during those turbulent years.
cynthia giard
July 9, 2017
My condolence goes out to the Family, and Friends of Dr Yettman. May the Peace of God be with you all as you mourn the lost of Our Love One. My prayers are with you all.
God Bless you all
Bishop Darrell Collins
July 8, 2017
I remember Dr. Yetman so very well as a young student at HPHS in 1970. He was strong but compassionate and a true leader during the difficult times we faced as teens. I know he was loved by many .. .and will truly be missed as one of those dedicated educators. My thoughts go to his children and grandchildren .. .he was a great man.

Rest in peace Dr. Yetman
July 6, 2017
My thoughts and Prayers go out to the family of Dr. C. Duncan Yetman. Dr. Yetman was a kind and caring man, he was the best Principal I could have asked for. He will be missed, R.I.P. HPHS class of 71.
Deborah Geuser Woodward
July 5, 2017
My condolences to the family. May your memories bring you comfort. Dr. Yetman was loved and respected by everyone I know at H.P.H.S.
Linda Early-Gray
July 5, 2017
My condolences to the family he was a great man that touched the life's of many young people including myself and was loved by us all RIP Dr Yetman you will never be forgotten class of 72 or as you used to said the biggest class you ever seen
Maria Butler
July 5, 2017
Dr Yetman was very kind and fair. He was the most memorable of all my teachers at HPHS. To the family you have my deepest heart felt sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.
Yvonne Carter
July 5, 2017
He led Hartford High through a very difficult time with common sense and intelligence. He will never be forgotten.
Maura Kenny
July 5, 2017
My sisters and I (triplets) graduated at HPHS Class of 1969. We experienced turbulent years during that time - (1965 New England Black Out, Malcolm, King, Kennedy, Vietnam, etc). Yet I warmly remember Dr. Yetman's skills in listening and calming our fears as we participated in walkouts and protests. It was my honor to speak with him at our reunion decades later. My sincere condolences to the Yetman Family.
Donna Nappier
July 4, 2017
OMG DR. YETMAN WAS AN AWESOME MAN I LOVED HIM DEARLY HE LOVED PEOPLE HE WAS MY PRINCIPAL AT H.P.H.S. MAY GOD WRAP HIS LOVING ARMS AROUND THE YETMAN FAMILY. HE HAS EARNED HIS WINGS. GOD BLESS YOU ALL AND MAYBHIS SOUL REST IN PEACE. RANDY BAGLEY
RANDY BAGLEY PUGH
July 4, 2017
Our condolences go out the the whole of the Yetman family. Duncan was an amazingly gifted man who also held a gentle and caring heart inside. He was an encourager, a man who built others up, not caring about his own stature for that spoke for itself. We knew him through our church home in Trumbull as a godly man, making wise decisions for the school system and for his family. He will be greatly missed by us.
Mary W Thompson
July 4, 2017
Dr Yetman was a beloved English teacher and advisor to the Chronicle literary magazine. He made a great difference in my life and I admired him tremendously!
Sue CORNEILSON, Graduated 1963 HPHS
July 4, 2017
I owe my career to this lovely man, who hired me in 1969 to teach German at Hartford Public High School. His leadership was unparalleled.
Patricia Lerch
July 4, 2017
My sincere condolences to the Yetman family. Dr. Yetman was an amazing teacher and mentor to many of us students at Hartford Public High School. May he rest in peace and may time heal your sorrow.
Neil Sullivan
July 4, 2017
Bulkeley High School Alumni Association
July 3, 2017
Our sincere condolences to the Yetman Family. He was a a great and wonderful man. Class of 1971 HPHS.
Fred Khuzkian
July 3, 2017
I will always remember Dr. Yetman as a fair but tough principal at Hartford High School. It was a pleasure knowing him so many years ago and it was so nice having him return for our last class reunion accompanied by his daughter. Rest in peace Dr. Yetman. You will be missed.

Linda (Olson) Tremley - Class of 1969 - Hartford Public High School.
Linda Tremley
July 3, 2017
the greatest teacher that I had the good fortune to have had at HPHS or any
where else. My sincerest condolences to his family for their profound loss. He was simply " the Greatest"
paul poirier
July 3, 2017
Sorry for the loss of this wonderful man who I knew to be a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Marty Guzowski
July 3, 2017
Condolences to the family for your loss. class of 1970. Kathy Moore
Katherine Moore
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