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Richard E. Yeadon Sr

Richard E. Yeadon Sr. passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the age of 90. Beloved husband of the late Maryann Brooks Yeadon. Father of Richard Jr. (Sandy), Constantine C. (Rosalinda) and Joseph S. (Becky) Yeadon. Brother of the late Thomas and David Yeadon. Grandfather of Francesca Goff and Peter Yeadon. Great-grandfather of Armand Clausen, Gavin and Pyper Goff. Uncle of Marie Coyne, Dr. William and David "Steven" Yeadon. Son of the late Marquerite d'Hemecourt and Edwin Yeadon. A U S Marine Corps 4th Division Veteran of WWII, participating in six invasions including Saipan and Iwo Jima and received Purple Heart, Pacific Victory Medal and Presidential Unit Citations. Richard retired as Manager after 39 years from N.O. Public Service Gas Department. Relatives and friends, also members of VFW Post # 3706, American Legion Creole Louisiana Post # 11, Marine Corps 4th Division National Association were invited to attend a visitation held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. A funeral mass began after visitation. Burial followed in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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