Worcester/Grafton – Richard A. Raskett, 88, passed away October 26, 2023 following a lengthy illness. Richard was born November 3, 1934 in Worcester, son of the late Celia (Koskey) and John Raskett.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Carole (Reardon) Raskett, his daughter Pamela Rybak and her husband Michael, his grandchildren Steven Rybak and his wife Chelsea and Kristina Smith and her husband Jaxin, his sisters Barbara Benoit and Nancy Rocchio and her husband Frank. Richard is leaving many nieces and nephews, including Daniel Benoit and his wife Audrey and dear friends. He was predeceased by his daughter Kimberly Raskett and his brother John Raskett.
His roots were in Worcester and he lived for most of his life in Grafton. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps in Korea.
By trade he worked in computer hardware for Digital Corporation which eventually transitioned to Intel Corp.
Funeral services and burial will be private at his family’s request and are under the care of Roney Funeral Home in North Grafton.