HUDSON - Oswald Donald Boilard, 80, of Hudson, died on Monday, April 29, 2013, at the Ridgewood Care Facility in Bedford, surrounded by his loving family.
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Oswald was born on June 12, 1932, in Nashua, son of the late Oswald H. and Adrienne (Marquis) Boilard.
Oswald was the loving husband of Sharon J. (Gouette) Boilard with whom he shared many years of marriage.
Oswald served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, being stationed in Germany for 3½ years. He was a member of the Hudson American Legion Post No. 48. Oswald served as the vice president of the Otarnic Pond Co-Op, was an avid golfer and loved the outdoors, especially fishing and camping and also playing cards and riding motorcycles with his brothers and his sons.
Above all, he will be remembered as a true family man.
Besides his loving wife, Sharon, Oswald is survived by a daughter, Heidi Bousquet of Derry; four sons, Jamie Boilard and his wife, Debra, of Raymond, John Boilard and his wife, Monique, of Hudson, Stephen Boilard of Derry and Leonard Boilard and his wife, Amy, of Hooksett; a brother, Gerald Boilard and his wife, Patricia, of Hudson; two sisters, Constance Picard and her husband, James, of Amherst, and Natalie Smith of Nashua; a brother-in-law, Robert Gouette and wife, Esther, of Laconia; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Foley and husband Raymond of Hudson and Carol Charland and husband Joseph of Syracuse, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
services: Visiting hours will be Monday, May 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Ferry St., Hudson. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, May 7, at 10 a.m. in St. Kathryn's Church, 4 Dracut Road, Hudson. All should meet at the church. Burial will take place following Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery, Ledge Road, Hudson.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the
, 249 Canal St., Manchester 0310.
The Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home in Hudson is in charge of arrangements. To leave an online message of condolence, get directions or more information, please visit www.dumontsullivan.com.
Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home
50 Ferry Street
Hudson, NH 03051
Published in Union Leader on May 3, 2013