Richard A. Coulter, 85
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SUTTON - Richard A. Coulter, 85, of Sutton, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at St. Camillus Health Center in Northbridge.
He leaves his wife of 63 years, Carolyn L. (Baylies) Coulter; a son, Glenn Coulter and his wife Dale of Sutton; two grandchildren, Seth and Rebekah Coulter, and two great grandchildren, Abigail and Andrew. He was predeceased by his grandson Christopher Coulter and four siblings, Robert Coulter, Annie Hamilton, Mary Sandy and Leslie Hamilton.
He was born in Worcester, son of Robert J. and Elizabeth (Graham) Coulter and was a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. He served in the European and North African Theatre and spent most of his service time on the USS Algonquin.
Mr. Coulter owned and operated Pioneer Linen Rental Service and Putnam Laundry for several years. He then worked as facilities manager at the Belmont Home in Worcester and later retired from Hubbard Regional Hospital in Webster. He was a member of North Uxbridge Baptist Church, served as a special officer on the Sutton police department and enjoyed watching old western movies.
Mr. Coulter's family would like to acknowledge and thank the staff at St. Camillus Health Center for the wonderful care they provided.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m in LINDQUIST LUNDIN FUNERAL HOME, 36 Butler Street, Worcester. Burial will follow at Old Howard Cemetery, Sutton. Visiting hours are Thursday, May 16 from 5-8 p.m at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to North Uxbridge Baptist Church, P.O. Box 365, North Uxbridge, MA 01538.
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from May 14 to May 15, 2013