EASTFORD, CONN./SOUTHBRIDGE — Roger J. Boisvert, 67, died Thursday, June 27, at Backus Hospital in Norwich, Conn., after a long illness. He leaves his wife of nearly 45 years, Judith A. (McDonald) Boisvert. They were married September 27, 1974.
He leaves a brother Ronald Boisvert of Southbridge, a sister-in-law and her husband Ann and Bruce Mellor of Southbridge, his sister-in-law Jeanette Gray of Southbridge a brother-in-law Brian Cardrant of Southbridge, five nephews Chris Boisvert and his fiancée Kasia of Thompson, Conn., Craig Boisvert and his wife Jennifer of Sturbridge, Derek Boisvert and his wife Katie of Sturbridge, Brian Cardrant and his wife Amy of Sturbridge, Eric Parent of Oxford, and two nieces Sarah and her husband Dennis Lotter of Dudley, and Kimberley and her husband Joseph Dover of Worcester, and grandnieces and grandnephews, and his dog Mieka. He was predeceased by his sister Joanne Boisvert of Southbridge who died March 14, 2019.
Roger was born in Southbridge, son of Rosario and Marie Rose (Lafleche) Boisvert, and lived in Southbridge before moving to Connecticut where he has lived for over 35 years. He was a graduate of the former Cole Trade High School in Southbridge, and a former member of Notre Dame Church. Roger was a supervisor at Southbridge Sheet Metal in Sturbridge where he worked for 40 years.
He enjoyed all the New England sports teams, the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, and the Celtics, and was an avid golfer.
Calling hours will be Sunday, June 30, from 4-6 p.m. at Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105