Richard P. “Dick” Williamson, Jr. – age 85, of Yarmouth, formerly of Winchester, Jan. 12, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Kelly) Williamson, and the late Mary K. (Killoran) Williamson.
Born and raised in Newton Centre, MA, he was the son of the late Richard P. and Mary Williamson, and brother of the late Susan Williamson. He received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1957, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1958, and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College in 1972. Dick worked for Polaroid Corporation in manufacturing and engineering for almost 30 years.
In his spare time, he enjoyed golf and sailing. He spent many summers on the Mystic Lake in his turnabout and snipe, and was an honorary member of the Winchester Boat Club. He was actively involved with the community at Kings Way in Yarmouth Port, where he lived for the past 17 years.
Dick is lovingly survived by his children: Ann Hibbard (Jeffrey) of Winchester, Paul Williamson (Laurie) of Lexington, John Williamson (Lindy) of Charlestown, and Jane Williamson of Charlestown. He is also survived by his stepchildren: William Kelly (Lorraine), Kathleen Cartwright (Douglas) and Joseph Kelly (Dana); his grandchildren: Kathryn, John and William Hibbard; Mark, Jennifer and Thomas Williamson, and Annie, Claire and Sarah Williamson; his step-grandchildren: Jennifer Kelly, Nicole Taylor (Keith) and Gregory Kelly; McKenna, Cameron and Ian Kelly; Kelly and Keith Cartwright; and Nicholas, Elizabeth and Salvatore Muldrow; and his dear friend Ann Schmitt.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visit briefly with the family at Costello Funeral Home, 177 Washington St., Winchester, on Monday, January 18, from 3-6 PM, and are reminded to enter through the front door, wear masks and practice social distancing. Funeral Services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dick’s memory may be made to the McCarthy Care Center, East Sandwich, MA, or the Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod.