World War II Soldier flag   Harold Douglas  BOISSEAU

  (b. 24 March 1923 Westfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 9 February 2007 Westfield, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Harold Douglas BOISSEAU was born 24 March 1923 in Westfield, Massachusetts, USA . Harold Douglas BOISSEAU was the child of

Harold Douglas was a soldier in World War II.

He married  Ruth Irene CESAN October 1945 in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA .  Ruth Irene CESAN  was born 9 January 1922 in Massachusetts, USA.  She died 11 March 1982 in Farmington, Connecticut, USA.  She was the daughter of David Emanuel CESAN and Irene Kathan CROUSS.

Harold Douglas BOISSEAU died 9 February 2007 in Westfield, Massachusetts, USA .

married (2) Pauline Richardson

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Harold Douglas BOISSEAU married flag  Ruth Irene CESAN-- Date: October 1945 Place: Agawam, Massachusetts, USA

Ruth Irene CESAN was the daughter of David Emanuel CESAN and Irene Kathan CROUSS

Date: September 13, 1945
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Springfield Republican

Name: Ruth Irene Cesan
Marriage Year: 1945
Marriage Place: Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
Volume Number: 1
Page Number: 352
Index Volume Number: 129
Reference Number: F63.M36 v.129 Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Marriages [1916–1970]. Volumes 76–166, 192– 207. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.


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24 March 1923
Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)

1923 Birth

Name: Harold Douglas Boisseau
Birth Date: 1923
Birth Place: Westfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Name: Harold D Boisseau
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9 February 2007
Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)

Name: Harold D. Boisseau
Date of Birth: Saturday March 24, 1923
Date of Death: Friday February 09, 2007
Est. Age at death: 83 years, 10 months, 16 days
Last known residence:
City: Westfield; Montgomery
County: Hampden
State: Massachusetts
ZIP Code: 01085
Latitude: 42.1558
Longitude: -72.7734
Confirmation: Verified
Social Security details:
State of Issue: Massachusetts
Number: 013-22-3803

Harold D. Boisseau: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice

Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA) - February 11, 2007

Deceased Name: Harold D. Boisseau

1923 - 2007
WESTFIELD Harold D. "Pep" Boisseau, 83, of Westfield died Friday, February 9 , 2007 at Noble Hospital. He was born in Westfield on March 24th 1923, son of the late Joseph W. and Edith M. (Smart) Boisseau. Pep worked on the family dairy farm all of his life and established Dream Meadow Farm in 1998. He was Past President of the Westfield Fair Assoc., ran horse draws at many local Western Mass fairs and was a member of the Farm Bureau. He was a member of the National Guard during WWII, enjoyed working with his horses and was a truck driver and a logger. Pep leaves his wife of fifty-three years Pauline (Richardson) Boisseau of Westfield and his children, Joseph P. Boisseau and his wife Darlene, Alan W. Boisseau and his wife Shirley, Irene M. Wolfe and her husband Clifford and Mae Boisseau and her significant other Sean Sullivan all of Westfield. He also leaves three brothers, William W. Robert A. and Richard J. Boisseau all of Westfield and three sisters Edith Van Kirk of Vista, CA, Claire Clark and Phyllis Porter both of Westfield. Pep also leaves his grandchildren Pamela, Joseph, Justin, Michael, Philip and Troy Boisseau, Travis, Elijah and Gabriel Wolfe and two great grandchildren Hunter and Chase Boisseau. He was predeceased by a son Harold D. Boisseau Jr. in 1994 a granddaughter Brandie Boisseau in 2001 and a brother Gene R. Boisseau. The Funeral Service will be Wednesday, February 14th 2007 at 11am at Firtion-Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad St. Westfield. Burial will be in the spring in Norwich Bridge Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5-8 pm. Donations in Harold Boisseau's memory may be made to the Wyben Union Chapel 678 Montgomery Rd. Westfield, MA 01085 or the Westfield Fair Assoc. c/ o William Phelon, 28 Pinewood Lane, Westfield, MA 01085.

Harold is buried at: Norwich Bridge Cemetery Huntington Hampshire County Massachusetts, USA

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