ANDOVER — Richard E. Rammacher, 67, died at his home, November 21, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. He was a son of the late Erwin and Dorothy (Flohr) Rammacher.
He was born and raised in Cicero, Ill. and graduated from Northern Illinois University. He was European sales manager of New England Nuclear from 1976 - 1983. During this time he lived in Germany and traveled extensively. His transfer back to the States brought him to Andover and in 1988 he founded Radon Diagnostic Services.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, coaching for the town soccer league when his daughter was younger, attending her various activities, and was an avid reader. Dick more recently was dedicated to the care of his wife of 43 years, Marcia, as she copes with Multiple Sclerosis.
In addition to his wife, Marcia A. (Jungels) Rammacher, he is survived by a daughter Kate Ellen and her husband W. Jaimison Bust of So. Hadley, MA, a brother Terry and his wife Linda Rammacher of Elgin, Ill., a sister Susan and her husband Philip Maser of Plainfield, Ill., a brother-in-law, Gary and his wife Shannon Jungels, of Schaumburg, Ill., a sister-in-law, Donna and her husband Mike Stahulak of Fremont, Calif., several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and many good friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours. A memorial funeral mass will be offered on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 11 am at St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 198 Haggetts Rd., Andover, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Richard E. Rammacher's name may be made to St. Robert's or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater New England Chapter, 101 A First Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02421. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Conte Funeral Home, 24 Florence St., Andover, MA. To place online condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.