2018-04-27 / Obituaries

Warren Wentworth, Jr.

Warren Knowles Wentworth, Jr. 87, beloved husband of the late Nancy R. (Rogers) Wentworth, died peacefully at home on Saturday, April 7.

Born on Dec 29, 1930 in Kennebunk, Maine, he was the son of the late Warren K. Sr. and Mabel Viola (Bailey) Wentworth. He graduated from Kennebunk High School and continued his education at Dartmouth College, class of 1953 and also completed his Masters of Business Administration at Dartmouth’s Tuck School in 1954. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country for two years during the Korean Conflict as a member of the United States Army.

Mr. Wentworth was employed for over 35 years as a Certified Public Accountant for Deloitte & Touche (formerly Haskins & Sells) in Boston and Pittsburgh and retired in 1988 as a partner in the firm. A longtime resident of Ipswich, he was an active member of the Ipswich Country Club. He was also an active member and former Deacon of the Second Congregational Church in Beverly. A love of accounting and golf were the hallmarks of Warren’s life. He approached these challenges with a studiousness and dedication that made him a successful businessman and golfer. Above all he was a gentleman and a beloved family man. A loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend, he will be missed by all who knew him.

Surviving him are two sons, Stephen B. Wentworth and his wife, Leslie of Hingham and Timothy R. Wentworth of Ipswich. He was predeceased by his daughter Susan J. Buck in August 1993. He has four grandchildren, Nathan and Robbie Buck and Ashley and Benning Wentworth, and a great grandson Tatum Buck. Warren was one of 13 siblings of which he is survived by two sisters, Mary and Sally, and two brothers Sherman and Stacy. His other brothers and sisters growing up in Kennebunk were Robie, Bailey, Mac, Joan, Norris, Polly, Marshall and Fae.

Funeral services were held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Burial will be held privately in Kennebunk. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Second Congregational Church, 35 Conant St., Beverly, MA 01915. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.

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