Roland F. Boise, 85, of Middlebury


MIDDLEBURY — Roland F. Boise, 85, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, after a long battle with cancer.

He was a self-employed/owner of Boise’s General Repair in Cornwall, Vt., for 55 years, where he worked on anything from balers to semis and served as the local gathering place for friends and neighbors.

He was born June 23, 1938, in Troy, N.H., the son of Charles and Alice (Desrocher) Boise.

Roland is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joyce Y. (Gero); his sons, William “Bill” Boise (Carole) of New Haven, and Bradley “Brad” Boise (Amy) of Middlebury; by his brother Gerald Boise of Holiday, Fla.; and sister Carolyn Lamoureux of Spring Hill, Fla.; by his grandchildren, Jennifer Boise (Kyle), Nicholas Boise (Grace) and Katina Aro (Ryan); several nephews and nieces; and his beloved dog, Midnight.

He was predeceased by his parents and by his brother Reginald Boise.

In keeping with Roland’s wishes, there will not be any services.

Thank you to the nurses and support staff at Porter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Addison County Humane Society (Homeward Bound) at 236 Boardman Street Middlebury, VT 05753.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral

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