Richard K "Kevin" Stewart
February 19, 1962-October 1, 2011
Richard K. "Kevin" Stewart, 49, of Hopkinton, MA, formerly of Salem, OR, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the Rose Monahan Hospice House in Worcester, MA after a brave battle with brain cancer.
Kevin was a 1980 graduate of South Salem High School and a 1984 graduate of Willamette University.
An avid fisherman and Red Sox fan, Kevin lived in Japan for two years as part of the JET program and maintained friendships around the world. After working for many years in the import / export field, Kevin founded Health Tech Export Associates in 2004. He grew his business into a successful enterprise, connecting US and European human and veterinary health product companies with interested customers in Japan. Most importantly, Kevin was a beloved and devoted father, husband, son, brother, neighbor and friend who touched many lives.
Kevin is survived by his children, Isla, Aidan and Carlin Stewart and his wife, Maria (Baute) Stewart, of Hopkinton, MA, his parents, Richard and Dorothy Stewart, formerly of Salem, OR and now of Escondido, CA, his sister, Paula (Stewart) Brust and her husband Kirk of Escondido, CA and six nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 4-8 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington Street, www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com
. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Holliston, 725 Washington Street. Burial will follow in Lake Grove Cemetery in Holliston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of R. Kevin Stewart to either Caring Bridge at www.caringbridge.org
or to the National Brain Tumor Society at www.braintumor.org