Thursday, February 9, 2012
Richard A. Koester 79 of Mt. Vernon, NH, formerly of Westford died on Feb 5, 2012 at Pheasant Wood Rehabilitation in Peterborough, NH. He was born in Burlington, MA on November 16, 1932 son of the late Herman and Ethel (Paul) Koester and the husband of the late Phyllis (Rhoda) Koester who died in 1986. He grew up in Lexington and was a graduate of Lexington High School. Richard served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Japan for several years.
Richard was an Electronics Engineer and had his owned several electronics businesses over the years. He had made his home in Westford, MA from 1962 -1987 and then moved to Mt. Vernon, NH. While in Westford he served on the several boards for the Town of Westford. He enjoyed gardening and power boating.
He was the father of Richard E. Koester of Mason, NH, Gregory A Koester of Milford, NH, Brian S. Koester of Dublin, NH and the late Ronald J. Koester. Brother of the Christine Shields of Salem, NH, Virginia Borgatti of Sandwich, MA, and the late Kenneth Koester, Willard Koester and Marjorie Gallo. Grandfather of Shawn, Jennifer, Krystal. Lesley, Charles, Jack, and Zachary. Great Grandfather of Makayla. Funeral Services will be held at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King Street, Littleton, MA on Friday at 10 am. Visiting Hours will be Thursday from 5-8 pm. Burial at Fairview Cemetery in Westford. Please see www.badgerfuneral.com