Joseph R. Bouthillette.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ann C. (Baker) Bouthillette; 3 sons, Norman W., Clifford P. and Brian O. Bouthillette all of Uxbridge; two grandchildren, Tiffanie D. (Bouthillette) Colby and Brian O. Bouthillette, Jr., both of Franklin; two great-grandchildren, Angel S. and Cody A. Colby; a sister-in-law, Grace Bouthillette of Whitinsville, and several nephews and nieces. He is predeceased by two brothers, William and Raymond Bouthillette and three sisters, Loretta Nadeau, Theresa Bartlett and Eveline Morrison.
Born in Uxbridge, on May 22, 1932 he was the son of the late Joseph and Melvina (Baker) Bouthillette, and has lived in Uxbridge all of his life. He was a machine operator for the former Fenwall Electronics in Milford before his retirement in 1994; previously he worked at the former Uxbridge Worsted, Whitin Machine Works and the Draper Corporation. Joseph was a U.S Air Forces Korean War Veteran; he served in North Africa and participated in the atomic test called Operation Castle in the Marshall Islands. During his service he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He was an avid sports fan especially of the Boston Red Sox; he also enjoyed playing cards and camping.
His funeral service and burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to American Stroke Foundation, 5960 Dearborn, Suite 100, Mission, KS 66202 or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. His Funeral arrangements are being handled by Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge, MA 01569.
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|Publication:||Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)|
|Date:||Jul 30, 2007|
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