Kendall C. PostmaAugust 24, 1946 ~ February 19, 2017 (age 70)
Oxford--Kendall C. Postma, 70, died Sunday, February 19, in St. Vincent Hospital after an illness. He leaves his wife of 10 years, Trish (Mercure) Postma. He leaves also a son, Jonathan Postma, of WV, two daughters, Tracey, and her husband James MacNeill, and Julie Postma, all of Douglas; step-son Nicholas Giannino, of Belmont, two step-daughters, Kerri, and her husband Adam Consigli, of Grafton, and Lynn Giannino, of Watertown; 6 grandchildren and a sister, Elizabeth Hutchings, of Whitinsville. He was predeceased by his sister Helene Caplette.
Kendall was born August 24, 1946 in Worcester, a son of Frederick Postma and Marjorie (Visser) Shaw. He grew up in Whitinsville and attended the Northbridge Schools. He was a proud veteran of the Army, serving as a cook while stationed in Vietnam and Germany. He retired in 2012 from Darmann Abrasive Products in Clinton, and worked previously at Smith Valve.
A quiet man, Kendall liked to read, was known as a great cook and good cribbage player, and avid NASCAR fan. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Memorial Calling Hours are Thursday, February 23, 12-2PM at the First Congregational Church, 3 Common St., Douglas. A Memorial Service will begin at 2PM. Please omit flowers. Memorial donations may be made to the Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Foundation, 3519 North East 15th Ave, unit 518, Portland, Oregon, 97212. www.hcctakesguts.org