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SCHUYLERVILLE - Peter O. "Buck" Boivin, 62, a resident of Pearl Street, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at Saratoga Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.
Buck was born Jan. 27, 1950, in Cortland to Omer and Marie Arsenault Boivin. He was a 1968 graduate of Schuylerville Central School and had attended St. Bonaventure University.
He retired from the United States Postal Service in Schuylerville in 2010. Over the years, he had also been employed by the Battenkill Country Club, Saratoga Spa State Park Golf Course, in winters at the Schuylerville school and Old Saratoga Bowl in Schuylerville.
Buck was a self-taught, talented musician and played in various local bands. He was an avid sports fan, especially following the New York Giants and the New York Yankees, and he also enjoyed bowling, golf, running and sitting down with a good book.
Survivors are his brothers and sisters, Michelle (Bob) Relyea of Whitehall, Pa., Lisa (Wayne) Higdon of Albany, Michael (Susie) Boivin of Castleton, Paul (Sally) Boivin of Schuylerville, Anne Dwyer of Poughkeepsie and Mary Alyce Evans of Saratoga Springs; an aunt, Rita Boivin of Schuylerville; nieces and nephews, Bobby, Tommy and Kelly Relyea, Scott and Kevin Higdon, Vincent (Erin) and Nik Boivin, Annie (Billy) Dwyer Internicola, Stacey Dwyer Todd, Shelly Dwyer and John D. Evans; great-nieces and great-nephews, Izzy Todd, Jacob, Josie and Juliette Internicola and Jackson Boivin; and also cousins and close friends.
Friends are invited to call from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave.
Services and interment in Notre Dame Cemetery in Schuylerville will be at the convenience of the family.
The family suggests memorials in his name be directed to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866; or to Schuylerville Public Library.
Online remembrances can be sent to
Published in The Saratogian on Feb. 22, 2012
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