Roger A.'s Story
Roger Albert Boulay, 86, of Salem, passed away Tuesday afternoon at the Kaplan Hospice House, Danvers. He was the husband of Gloria J. (Charest) Boulay.
Born in Salem, Roger was the son of the late Frederick and Eva (Pelletier) Boulay. A U.S. Air Force Korean War Veteran, Roger served his country honorably before beginning his own painting and paper hanging business where he worked for 50 years.
Along with his wife, Gloria (Charest) Boulay of Salem, Roger is survived by his son, Roger Boulay and his wife Laurie of Salem; his brother, Norman Boulay of North Carolina; his grandchildren, Corey, Courtney, and Colby Boulay, a sister-in-law, Anne Boulay of Salem, and several nieces and nephews. Roger was predeceased by his daughter, Gail Boulay; his brothers, Robert, Allen and Frederick Boulay; his sisters, Alice Santerre, Connie Colety, Doris Ouellette, and Luci Longval.
Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours in the Berube & Sons Funeral Home, 191 Lafayette St., Salem, MA on Saturday morning from 9 to 10:45 a.m. with a funeral service to be held at 10:45. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Roger's name to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers 01923. To send a condolence to the family please visit www.BerubeFuneralHome.com.
Published on  August 10, 2017