ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Richard J. “Dick” Coltart, 77, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Madawaska, died Friday, April 23, 2004. Born in Pittsfield, he moved to St. Petersburg in 1985 from Madawaska. He served in the Army during World War II, being called up during his sophomore year of high school, and was part of the Army of Occupation in Japan. Upon his return from the Army in 1946, he was elected Senior Class President, Class of 1947 of Madawaska High School. He served 25 years in the Maine National Guard, retiring as a Lt. Colonel. He also worked for 35 years in instrumentation at Fraser Paper in Madawaska. He enjoyed sailing, traveling in his RV, cruises, and trips around the world. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Auror; two sons, Richard G. of Madawaska, and Douglas of Coppers Cove, Texas; a daughter, Darlene Wylie of Madawaska; a brother, Russell Coltart of Port Charlotte, Fla.; a sister, Greta May Barnes of Sun City, Fla.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center, Ninth Street Chapel, 2201 Dr. M.L.K. Jr. Street North, St. Petersburg, Fla. 33704. (800) 365-7211 Online guest book at www.andersonmcqueen.com
RICHARD J. ‘DICK’ COLTART
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:16 p.m.