Edward Hosmer

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Edward Hosmer

September 27, 1937 - October 08, 2018

Edward Hosmer Andover MA - Edward Fisher Hosmer, 81, passed away peacefully and comfortably surrounded by his family at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., on the 8th of October, 2018. He sustained a life-threatening injury while working in his field. He was 81 years old, and a longtime resident of Andover. Edward was born in Chelmsford, Mass., in 1937. He graduated from Tufts University with a degree in Chemistry and in 1965 he founded Synthetic Laboratories in Dracut, Massachusetts. He worked there with his sons until he passed away. He was a beloved husband to his wife Suzanne; father to Melissa and her husband Michael, Matthew and his wife Kristina, and Stephen and his wife Cara; and grandfather to his 10 grandchildren, Olivia, Ingrid, Kayla, Cole, Cameron, Victoria, Cooper, Andrew, Caroline, and Christina. He is survived by his brother Peter and his wife Deborah; as well as his sister Elinor and her husband Craig. He was a devout Catholic and an active member of St. Augustine Parish where he was a bible study leader. He enjoyed a life filled with his faith, Tai Chi, hiking, caring for his field and garden and spending time with his family and friends. Edward will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew him.
Family and friends are invited to a funeral Mass on Thursday, October 11, at 10 a.m., at St. Augustine Parish, located at 43 Essex Street in Andover, Mass.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, donations may be made directly to benefit St. Augustine Parish in his memory.
Published on October 10, 2018
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