Robert Marshall Boudreau 1935 – 2020
Robert Marshall Boudreau, 85, of Ocala, Florida died at his home Sunday, September 27, 2020. He was born July 6, 1935 in Bath, Maine to the late Marshall J. and Bessie (Galvin) Boudreau. After graduation from Morse High School, Robert served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1961 as a cryptographer in South Ruislip, England. Then he and his family moved to Derby, CT. After a career as a machinist and foreman, he retired from Avco Lycoming, Stratford, CT.
For the past ten years, he made his home in Ocala, FL with his wife Joan who predeceased him in 2017. In his teenage years, Robert fed and banded many crows with several returning year after year. He also enjoyed tinkering with old cars which carried over to his automobile collection in CT. He found much pleasure in observing nature and in reading about health, science, and technology.
Robert was predeceased by the mother of his children Jacqueline (Frost) Harvey on December 27, 2010. He was deeply saddened by the premature deaths of their sons, Robert Marshall Boudreau, Jr who died July 6, 2006 and Christopher Carl Boudreau of Ocala, FL who died recently on August 2, 2020. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, David and his wife, by two brothers-in-law and by a great, great grandson, Kayden Adams.
Left to remember him are his devoted daughter, Elizabeth (Roger) Condon, daughter-in-law, Sherry Boudreau, five, loving grandchildren, Jeremy York, Brianne York, Joshua (Mary) Boudreau, Anastasia Boudreau and Zachary Boudreau, two great grandchildren, Hailey (Larry) Adams and Logan York, and a great, great granddaughter, Stella Adams. Robert leaves his sisters, Joanne Garrison and Jeanette Day, many nieces, nephews, cousins, a godson, and friends.
In addition to the care given by his daughter Elizabeth, Robert’s family would like to thank his son Christopher’s fiancé Patricia Ferragamo and also Barbara Coleman for their recent care of him.
Memorial donations may be made to a preferred charity or to your local food bank.
Interment in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.
Arrangements have been entrusted with Baldwin Brothers Heritage Place Chapel, 954 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Suite 200, Ocala, FL 34470. Condolences may be expressed online at www.baldwincremation.com.
2001 Christopher and father, Robert
2000 Robert, Jr., Elizabeth, & Christopher
1993 Brothers David & Robert
1967 Christopher, Elizabeth, & Robert, Jr.
1960 Robert & son, Robert Jr.
1960 Jacqueline & Robert, Jr.
1957 Robert & Jacqueline's Wedding
Robert with parents on Confirmation Day
about 20 months old
1950, with his crows
High school graduation