Richard "Rick" Rice Stimets Jr., 53 of Osterville and Worcester, Mass. and frequent visitor to Hudson, died March 16, 2013 while skiing in Vermont with friends.

Born in Cape Cod Hospital on May 24, 1959, he spent every summer in Osterville with his family and friends.

He was passionate about golf, boating, and the number 5. He was happiest when he was on the water surrounded by loved ones.

He was a graduate of Nichols College in Dudley, Mass. and was a financial planner, most recently at Ameriprise Financial. He was a member of the Oyster Harbors Club, the Friday Afternoon Golf Society and the Royal and Ancient Golf Society of St. Andrews in Scotland.

He is survived by his three children Jacky, Ricky, and Amy, all of Paxton, Mass; their mother, Stacey Zawacki of Princeton, Mass., and Boston; his mother, Ginger Stimets of Osterville, Mass; his sister, Lisa Stimets Thomas and her husband Rick; and their children, Richard, Paul, Ryan, Courtney and John, all of Hudson and Osterville; and his fiance, Jo Sundin of Worcester, Mass.

A memorial Mass was March 22 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Osterville. Burial was private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Francis Ouimet Caddy Scholarship Fund, 300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard, Norton, Mass, 02766. For online guest book visit: