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Wendell Wetherby, 84, former town accountant

by | Feb 6, 2023 | Obituaries

Wendell Wetherby

Wendell Wetherby

Wendell “Roy” Wetherby, 84, of Milford and formerly of Hopkinton, passed away at the Blaire House in Milford on Feb. 4. Born in Montgomery, Vermont, he was the son of the late Pearl (Bressette) and Homer Wetherby. He was the husband of 21 years to Sandra (McGilvray) Wetherby of Milford.

Roy proudly served in the Army. Prior to his retirement 30 years ago, he worked as a town accountant for Hopkinton and then Acton. After retirement, he continued to keep busy working in a variety of areas. He enjoyed camping and riding his motorcycle.

Besides his wife, Roy is survived by his son, W. Roy Wetherby (“Junior”) and wife Lani of Milford, and his stepson, Josh McLeod and wife Kim of Hudson. He also leaves behind three grandchildren, Evan James Wetherby and Ava and Morgan McLeod. He is predeceased by his first wife of 36 years, Linda A. Wetherby, and his siblings, Orville, Carmine (“Jake”), Donald and Gordon Wetherby.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe Street. A funeral service will follow visitation at noon in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Hopkinton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 22324, New York, NY 10087 or givenow.lls.org.

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