William N. Yeomans, chairman of the USR Historic Preservation Commission has died

By | November 30, 2021

William N. Yeomans Death – Cause of Death – On the 25th of November 2021, William N. Yeomans peacefully passed away. Bill worked as the Borough’s Town Historian, Chairman of the USR Historic Preservation Commission and authored the two editions of The Lore of Upper Saddle River. According to reports, Bill was the fifth generation of the Yeomans family to live in Upper Saddle River and he made legendary contributions to the community.

For 25 years of his life, Bill worked for JCPenney in their corporate headquarters in NYC. From 1986 to 1988, Bill served as President of the American Society of Training and Development. He later started his own consulting firm called The Yeomans Group. Bill diligently served his community on the Library Board, the Upper Saddle River Historical Society, the Environmental Committee and the Historic Preservation Commission.

He was also the author of eight published business books, including “business best seller”, “1000 Things You Never Learned in Business School”, as well as “The Lore of Upper Saddle River”, a history of the town. Bill is survived by his wife of 52 years, Kay (nee Murphy), his brother David and his wife Sheila, his niece Sheryl Jordan and her husband Peter, and two grand-nieces, Edith and Anne Jordan.

Borough of Upper Saddle River said in a Facebook post that Bill’s visitation is at Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home, 109 Darlington Avenue, Ramsey on Friday, December 3 from 3 to 7 p.m. A Funeral Service will be celebrated on Saturday, December 4 at 10 a.m. at the Old Stone Church in Upper Saddle River. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The USR Historical Society or The Valley Hospital Foundation.

Upper Saddle River said in a tweet; “It is with great sadness to share that William N. Yeomans passed away peacefully on November 25, 2021. Bill’s love for Upper Saddle River and his many contributions to our community are legendary. He will be greatly missed”