Robert William Lord, of Jefferson, passed away on Sept. 10 at his home.
Robert was a retired civil engineer who was a founding partner in the Burlington, N.J. firm Lord, Anderson, Worrell, and Barnett. His projects included beautiful park designs in urban, suburban, and rural areas. He served as municipal engineer for many Burlington County towns.
He volunteered his time and expertise to the Rancocas Nature Center and grounds in Hainesport, N.J.
Upon retiring to Maine, Robert enjoyed spending time with his family, sailing on Damariscotta Lake, bird watching, and studying nature. He was an active volunteer with the Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association until the time of his death.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret Lord; children, Craig (Debbie), Jennifer Gallogly (Andrew), and Stuart; grandchildren, Maggie Masterton (Bob), Patrick Gallogly, Clare Gallogly, Nathaniel Lord, and Augusta Lord; and sisters, Peggy Warren, and Sally Stillwell (Carl).
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association, c/o Midcoast Conservancy, PO Box 289, Wiscasset, ME 04578.
Condolences, and messages for the family, may be expressed by visiting www.StrongHancock.com.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main St., Damariscotta.