HILL – Ernest G. Boissonnault Jr., 63, passed at Concord Hospice House Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, after a long courageous fight against cancer.
Ernest, also known as "Big E" was born on June 6, 1953, in Manchester, the son of Ernest G. and Evelyn May (Hill) Boissonnault. Ernie grew up in Londonderry, doing various odd jobs. Ernie later moved to Bristol, then to Hill, where he continued to do various odd jobs, but especially loved working on his motorcycles and hot rods. He was an avid lover of ice racing and dirt racing.
He is survived by his loving wife, Kathryn of seven years; his four children, Lotty Boissonnault of Steuben, Maine, Amber Boissonnault and Ernie's grandchild Ivory of Springvale, Maine, Chad Turk of Pittsfield and Rhonda Thibeault of Pittsfield; one brother, Luc Boissonnault and his wife, LeeAnn of Loudon; one sister-in law, Margaret Fellows and her husband, Tracy; six nieces and newphews, Jody, Mandy, Leah, Bethany, Adam and Trevor.
Ernest was predeceased by his parents.
At the request of the family there will be no calling hours.
The family will be having a celebration of Ernie's life on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Rumor Mill on South Main Street Bristol.
The Mayhew Funeral Home and Meredith Bay Crematorium are assisting the family with arrangements. To view Ernest's book of memories, go to mayhewfuneralhomes.com.
Mayhew Funeral Home
204 D.W. Highway
Meredith, NH 03253-1136
Published in The Concord Monitor on Jan. 11, 2017