ANTHONY F. YEULENSKI, JR.
Anthony "Tony" "Chief" F. Yeulenski, Jr., 63, died peacefully and was welcomed by our Lord Jesus into heaven on Thursday, January 6, 2011, at the V.A. Hospital in West Roxbury with his family by his side. Tony's parents, Anthony F. and Arlene (Frick) Yeulenski, Sr., predeceased him. He was born and raised in Worcester and lived in Paxton until moving to Hubbardston two years ago.
He leaves his wife of 41 years, Linda (West) Yeulenski; a son, Anthony Yeulenski III and his wife Amy of Webster; two daughters, Kimberley Lindberg and her husband Donald of Rutland and Lynn Trudell and her husband Steve of Paxton; 8 grandchildren, Anthony IV, Kaitlin, Emily, Curtis, Kyle, Zachary, Benjamin and Tyler; and his unconditional loving dog, Colby. He also is survived by his brother, Thomas Yeulenski of Worcester; a sister, Karen Kubilis of Grafton; his mother-in-law, Sophie West of Webster; and sister-in-law, MaryJane Weldon and her husband Don of East Brookfield with whom he loved to spend time with.
Tony was a graduate of Burncoat High School and served his nation proudly with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He worked at Becker College, Worcester/Leicester campus, where he was police chief until his retirement. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church, member and Vice President of the Vietnam Veterans of America North Central Chapter 907 in Gardner and a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 24 in Leominster.
He loved to fish, once landing a seven-pound bass. He enjoyed gardening and vacations in New Hampshire. He made friends everywhere he went with his kind and loving nature. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends - he will be missed by everyone.
Calling hours are from 10 a.m. to 12 noon followed by a funeral service at 12 noon on Monday, January 10th, in the Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden. Burial with military honors will be at Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. He loved his veteran friends so his family is requesting donations be made to the Massachusetts Veteran's Shelter, Inc., 69 Grove St., Worcester, MA 01605.