LUNENBURG-- Robert C. Ostman, 76 years old, of Lunenburg died peacefully on Monday, June 13, 2016 at home with Joyce, his wife of 51 years by his side. Born in Leominster to parents Frans and Irene (West) Ostman, he had lived in Lunenburg for the past 50 years.
He graduated from Leominster High School in 1958 and was in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1962 and was stationed in Japan. He retired from Digital Equipment Corp. after 30 years, having worked in Westminster and Andover.
Bob‘s golfing career started at an early age at Monoosnock Country Club in Leominster and he joined Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg in 1962. He was a Club Champion while at Oak Hill and also played in many State and New England Tournaments. Bob‘s greatest accomplishment was qualifying for the U.S. Open.
He enjoyed working in his yard, hunting, fishing and trips to the casino.
Bob is survived by his wife Joyce Ann (Barr) Ostman, his son Robert Allan Ostman of Garner, NC and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers Walter Ostman and Frans Ostman and sisters Elsie Billings and Edith Pauley.
Bob’s family would like to thank HealthAlliance Home Health & Hospice for the care and support they gave him during his illness.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 11 am in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster. Burial with military honors will be in North Cemetery, Lunenburg. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.
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