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Richard J. Holt, 80

Westborough – Richard J. “Dick” Holt, 80, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012.

Dick was born in Marlborough, the son of Ernest and Eva (Fortin) Holt. He received his Bachelor's and Master's of Science degrees from Boston College and he was also a PhD candidate and Teaching Fellow at Harvard, which he left to co-found Weston Geophysical Engineering, Inc. at Weston Observatory. He served as President of the Research division until 1995, when he retired. He then co-founded NDT Engineering Company where he was active as a consultant in non-destructive testing. He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church.

Dick is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nita (deBairos) Holt; three sons, Peter of Salem, Matthew of Westborough, and Christopher of Sacramento; three grandchildren, Matthew of Hixson, TN, Ksenia of Cambridge, and Ethan of Salem; and many nieces and nephews and wonderful friends. Besides his parents, he was pre-deceased by his two brothers, Ernest and Russell, and his infant daughter, Nancy Louise.

His funeral Mass was celebrated Monday, Dec. 3 in St. Luke the Evangelist Church of Westborough. Burial will be private. The Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.

Donations in his memory may be made to The Bridge of Central Mass., 4 Mann St., Worcester, MA 01602.

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