Rensforth W. Yeo, 88, Born and Raised in Medfield

Yeo was a graduate of Medfield High School and was a World War II veteran, having served with the Seabees in the South Pacific.

The following was taken from www.legacy.com 

Rensforth W. Yeo, 88, died at home in Whitinsville on Sept. 26, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Louise (Houghton) Yeo; eight children, Korte Yeo, of Boxboro, Barbara Yeo-Emde, of Wittenber, Germany; Deborah Yeo, of Bellingham; Timothy Curley, of Whitinsville; Jay Yeo, of Las Vegas, NV; William Geoffrey Yeo, of Mission Viejo, CA; Jon Yeo, of Worcester; and Donna Yeo Schwien, of Seal Beach, CA; two stepchildren, Robert Morin, of South Grafton; and Shirley Grilli, of Whitinsville; 18 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, and a brother, John Yeo, of Fairfax, VA.

Mr. Yeo was born in Medfield, Dec. 2, 1923, a son of William H. and Della (Terrill) Yeo. He grew up in Medfield, and lived most of his life in Whitinsville. He was a graduate of Medfield High School and Northeastern University. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he served with the Seabees in the South Pacific.

Mr. Yeo was a financial planner at New England Financial in Worcester for more than 30 years prior to retiring in 1989. Previously, he worked in the International sales department at the former Whitin Machine Works.

He was a member of the Village Congregational Church in Whitinsville more than 50 years, serving as Treasurer, and on numerous committees. He was a former scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 155. Mr. Yeo's interests included golf, movies, following Boston sports teams, coin collecting, his camp in Maine, and attending WW II Seabee reunions. Most importantly, he loved his family.

Arrangements were handled by the Carr Funeral Home in Whitinsville. He is buried in Pine Grove Cemetery.

To leave a message of condolence, visit www.carrfuneralhome.com.  Memorial donations may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project.org


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