Marjorie Akrigg Boland

Marjorie Akrigg Boland, age 99, born Oct. 16, 1914, passed peacefully on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.

She was born in St. Johnsbury, Canada, to Alan John and Evelyn (Banks) Akrigg. Marjorie was a lifelong resident of Manchester and worked for the Town of Manchester for 28 years.

She was predeceased by her husband, John Paul Boland Sr.; son, John Paul Boland Jr.; grandson, James Carter Boland; and great-grandson, James Newman. Marjorie is survived by sister, Marion Tomm of Colorado and Alan John Akrigg Jr. of New Jersey. She will be missed by her children, Mary Hewitt of Manchester, Gary Boland of North Carolina, Douglas Boland of Manchester, Bruce Boland of Enfield, Tim Boland of Vernon; as well as 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Marjorie also had a very special pet cat, Tiffy.

Private services will be at the family's convenience.

Donations can be made to state Department of Veterans Affairs in Rocky Hill.


Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 12 to Nov. 16, 2013