PLANTSVILLE - David Thomas Boland, 83, passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Margaret Kendrick Boland.
He was born on Nov. 3, 1930, in Waterbury, the son of the late William P. and Rena (Hutchinson) Boland.
David graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in 1953, and Northwestern Dental School in 1957. He served in the Navy Dental Corp from 1957 to 1959. David practiced General Dentistry in Cheshire for 43 years.
Besides his wife of 45 years, he is survived by two sons, David Boland, of Essex Junction, Vt.; and Thomas and his wife, Amy Garvin Boland, of Fairfield; three daughters, Elizabeth Boland and her husband, Gregory White, of Essex Junction, Vt.; Katherine Boland, of Glassboro, N.J.; and Susan Boland and her husband, Vencislav Kourdov, of Arlington, Mass.; a brother, William Patrick Boland, Jr., of Cheshire; and seven grandchildren, Gabriel, Chiara, and Phoebe White; Madeline and Michael Boland; and Abigail and James Kourdov.
David's funeral precession will begin at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27 from The Alderson Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 South Main St., and will continue to St. Bridget Church, 175 Main Street, Cheshire, for a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Bridget Cemetery, Higgins Road, Cheshire. Calling hours will be held Tuesday Nov. 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Donations in his name may be made to The Brookfield Ecumenical Food Pantry, P.O. Box 64, Brookfield, MA 01506. To view these arrangements online, send a condolence, or light a memorial candle, please visit www.aldersonfuneralhomes.com