Llewellyn Frank Yattaw Jr., of Friendship, passed away on April 2, 2019 at the Woodlands Memory Care Center in Rockland, with family by his side.
Llewellyn “Lew” was born in Friendship on Feb. 15, 1935 to Llewellyn Frank Yattaw Sr. and Ruth Yattaw. Lew attended Friendship Village School and graduated from Waldoboro High School in 1953, and was president of FFA.
After high school Lew was employed by Waldoboro Ford and H. C. Ralph Chevrolet. From 1960-1993 he was employed by GTE Sylvania where he worked as a machine tool technologist and retired in 1993. During that period he attended SMVTI, where he continued his education in machine tool technology. In 1971 he became Master of the Masonic Lodge.
Lew was married to his first wife, Constance Mink Yattaw and they had two children, Ronald Leon Yattaw and Keith Ivan Yattaw.
Lew and his second wife, Cynthia Cooper-Royer were married in 1991 in Jefferson. During their time together they enjoyed camping, attending numerous Maine festivals, time with friends and family, and spending the winter months in Palmetto, Fla.
Lew’s other hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening, and coaching for Little League for his sons’ teams in Waldoboro.
Lew was predeceased by his parents, Ruth and Llewellyn; first wife, Constance; brother, Frank Yattaw; sister, Gloria Genthner; and his oldest son, Ronald Yattaw.
Lew will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife Cynthia Yattaw of Friendship; son, Keith Yattaw and wife Michelle of Orlando, Fla.; his grandsons, Eric Yattaw of Freeport, and Matthew Yattaw of Rockland; sister-in-law, Carolyn Cooper-Brown of Fairfield; brothers-in-law, William and Fay Cooper of Augusta and Delmar and Donna Cooper of Mt. Vernon.; step-children, Cheryl Taber of Augusta, Brenda Bryant and Mike of Benton, Clifford Taber and Debbie of Fryeburg, Veronica Mason and her husband Frank of Biddeford, and Roger Royer and wife Johanna of Biddeford; step-grandchildren, Danialle, Alicia, Rebecca, Kayla, Victoria, Brittany, Frankie, Sarah, Hailey and Mirranda; six step-great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends.
A time of visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m., on Saturday, April 13 at Hall’s of Waldoboro, 949 Main St., in Waldoboro. Burial will be in at a later date in the spring.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Hall’s of Waldoboro. To extend online condolences, visit hallfuneralhomes.com.