Richard A. Osterberg, 79, a resident of Millis, died Sunday, January 27, 2019 after a period of declining health. Born in Boston he was the son of the late Arthur C. & Annabell (Ferguson) Osterberg.
Richard was raised and educated in Newton. After graduating from Newton High School, he enlisted in the Navy and later the Merchant Marines where he honed his skills as an electrician, working for many years at Milton Academy.
A history buff, he lived for a time in So. Boston where he belonged to the historical society.
Richard is survived by his siblings, Robert & his wife Claudette of ME, Eleanor Gilroy of Millis, and Carl & his wife Denise of Medway, his nieces and nephews, Mary Bradshaw, Michael and Scott Gilroy, Beth Odiembo, Lynn Midgette, Andrew and Susan Wallace, and several great nieces and nephews. Richard was predeceased by his sister Nancy Wallace, and his brother-in-law Patrick Gilroy.
Family and friends will honor Richard’s life privately.