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William Boos, 96, of Danbury, husband of Elizabeth (Artale) Boos, died on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Danbury Hospital. Mr. Boos was born in the Bronx, NY, August 9, 1916, one of seven children of Frederick and Rose Boos. He attended New York schools. A World War II Army Air Force Staff Sargent, he served in the photography reconnaissance unit in the Pacific theatre. Mr. Boos was a retired photo engraver with Walker Engraving of New York, NY. A resident of Danbury for the past thirty-years coming from Bethpage, L.I., New York, Mr. Boos enjoyed in past years bowling and in more recent years, gardening. In addition to his wife of sixty-four years, Mr. Boos is survived by a son, William B. Boos and his wife, Margaret of Shelton, CT; a daughter, Linda R. Hambidge and her husband, Thomas of New Milford, CT' seven grandchildren, Nicole, Alicia, Danielle, Ryan, Justin, Lauren and Stephanie; five great grandsons and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and six siblings, Mr. Boos was predeceased by a great granddaughter, Aliza. The family will receive friends in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury on Wednesday from 5 PM to 7PM. Private family funeral services will take place on Thursday with Pastor Cindy Maddox of the King St. United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Wooster Cemetery, Danbury with military honors. Contributions in Mr. Boos' memory may be made to a charity of one's own choosing.
Published in News Times from June 17 to June 19, 2013