Richard Charles Kairer, age 69 of Chadds Ford, PA, died Wednesday April 29th, 2020. Rich is survived by his wife Beth (Keenan); sons Ryan (Agnes) and Timothy; daughter Alison; granddaughter Kaiyann; sister Peggy Esposto; and canine companions Clark and Emma. Rich was preceded in death by his father, Howard Fithian Kairer Jr., brother Howard and his mother Margaret Kairer (nee Mosteller).
Born in 1950 in Bryn Mawr, PA Rich was a second-generation graduate of Lower Merion High School and spent his younger days in the borough of Narberth. Rich was employed in real estate and home construction for over 50 years and took delight in lending his expertise to others. He and his wife Beth enjoyed living in Chadds Ford, PA for the last 18 years.
Rich was a beloved husband, father, and grandparent who enjoyed supporting his children’s projects and endeavors. A practical man with an outsized personality, Rich exhibited a deep love of nature and held a lifelong passion for gardening and the outdoors. A favorite time for him was vacationing “Up North” on Lake Michigan, swimming in the crystal clear waters, boating, and fishing, and cooking whitefish.
Due to the global pandemic a celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be mailed in Richard’s memory to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380.
Arrangements by Kuzo Funeral Home of Kennett Square, PA.
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Celebration of LifeDue to the global pandemic a celebration of life will be held at a later date
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