Boland, Robert J.
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Robert J. Boland, 84, of Dobbs Ferry, passed away July 7, 2013. Born October 15, 1928 in Manhattan to the late Elizabeth Lynch and Thomas Boland. At the time of his death, Robert was working with the Board of Legislators of Westchester County, where he served for 23 years, and on the Board of Directors at the Westchester County Medical Center. Previously, he was a senior executive with Empire Mutual for almost 30 years. He served in the 459th Field Artillery unit during the Korean War.
Robert is a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church in Hartsdale. He tirelessly served in a number of capacities there, including President of the Parish Council and in other organizations such as the Knights of Columbus and Maria Regina Parents Association.
On May 11, 1957 Robert married the late Eleanor L. Boland in Kew Garden Hills Queens. He is survived by his five children; Donna, Bob, Martin, Neil and Geraldine, daughter-in-laws Marie and Barbara, four grandchildren; Nicholas, Gabriele, Conor and Lauren.
Visiting hours are Wednesday, July 10th and Thursday, July 11th from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. The Funeral will be held on Friday, July 12th at 11:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church 10 Lawton Ave. Hartsdale, NY. Interment will be at Gate of Heaven cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer (http://www.lustgarten.org/ or via mail to The Lustgarten Foundation, 1111 Stewart Ave. Bethpage, NY 11714
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Published in the The Journal News from July 9 to July 10, 2013