Joseph Antione Bousquet, II (January 26, 1944 - May 01, 2014)

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Joseph Antione Bousquet, II
  • January 26, 1944
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  • May 01, 2014

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Joseph Antoine Bousquet II, died May 1, 2014 at home in New Smyrna Beach, Florida with his wife; Rosemary beside him. Born on January 26, 1944 in Attleboro, MA Joe was the son of the late Joseph Anthony Bousquet and Toini E. (Rindell) Bousquet. Besides his parents, he leaves his wife od 33 years Rosemary A. (Fragione) Bousquet of New Smyrna Beach, FL, sons Joseph A. Bousquet III of Bethel Park, PA, John M. Bousquet (deceased), David P. Bousquet of Bridgeport (Black Rock section), CT and Christopher M. Bousquet of Lyndhurst, NJ. Sister Dee Farnam of Mansfield, MA. 6 grandchildren, Aleah, Jordan, Joshua (due August 9,2014), Lukas Falcone, Rileigh and Skylar Bousquet. In-laws Frank and Grace (DeBellis) Virelli ,brother in laws Carmine Fragione, Albert(wife, Donna ),nephews James (Victoria) Farnam, Patrick Farnam and Albert V. Fragione III. Cinto, Maulucci ,Fragione Families. Friends, Morgatto ,Lombardo and Popowski families. Joe was graduated from Norton High School (Class of 1961) Norton, MA where he was inducted into the National Honor Society and was Captain of the basketball and baseball teams. The Lancers 25-0 record for the 1959-60 season brought Joe and his team to the floor of Boston Garden for the Tech "0" Tourney 1960. He was later graduated from Boston College with a, Bachelor of Science degree with Honors; Marine Corp., Lance Corporal and employed by Benrus Corp., Heublein ; RJ. Reynolds and Cadbury Schweppes as a director of credit collection & finance. He resided in Oxford, CT with his family before moving to Florida. Joe was a communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Oxford, CT and a lifelong Red Sox and Patriots fan. The Bousquet family would like to thank VITAS Hospice team for their love and dedication in caring for Joe during his illness. Donations can be made in his name to Southeast Volusia Humane Society, 1200 S. Glencoe Road, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 or to St. Jude Children's Hospital Foundation, Memphis, TN.

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  1. Joanne & Vinnie Petito says:
    15 May 2014
    Dear Rosemary,

    We just found out about Joe's passing. My sincere condolences to you and your family. He was a great person - I always remember the good times we had with him at Vinnie's Café - With all our sympathy - Joanne and Vinnie Petito

  2. Eduardo & Carmen Rodriguez says:
    15 May 2014
    I still remember Joe holding court at Brookside and the parties at your house. Cannot thank you and Joe enough for your hospitality and graciousness. My sincere thanks to you and your family. We mourn your loss.

  3. Albert & Gail Marien says:
    05 May 2014
    Dear Rosemary and family and friends,
    Our hearts are with you and thoughts of Joe go on and on. I am so pleased we were a part of your life with Joe.
    Love and peace always,

  4. Elaine & Leo Kowaleski says:
    05 May 2014
    Rosemary and family- May Joe rest in peace and watch over you all. So many wonderful memories we will always carry in our hearts. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Donna Belinkie says:
    03 May 2014
    Rosemary and Bousquet family. I am saddened to hear of your loss. Joe was a wonderful man who was bigger than life. A man who above all loved and cherished his family. May God Bless you during this difficult time. Joe will be sorely missed by many.

  6. Sonny Mahar says:
    03 May 2014
    Dear Rosemary and Family, my sincere condolences for your loss.
    Joe was my friend for 64 years and will remain my friend until I die.
    With all my sympathy,
    Sonny Mahar

  7. son david says:
    03 May 2014
    The most real person I have ever known. Love u dad

  8. Nancy Hamilton says:
    02 May 2014
    My sincere condolences for you, Rosemary and all of Joe's family. He was such a beautiful person, great classmate and friend. The remaining class of '61 will miss him very much. I have so many wonderful memories of us in HS(he had me laughing all the time) that I shall cherish to the end of time.
    God Bless.

  9. Rosemary Bousquet says:
    02 May 2014
    Joe is my hero!

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