Norman Douglas Boardman Jr.

Norman Douglas Boardman Jr.

Birth
West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 8 Dec 2016 (aged 84)
Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, USA
Burial Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 208190516 · View Source
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Norman Boardman 1932 - 2016 Obituary

Norman Douglas Boardman, Jr., 84, passed away Thursday, December 8, 2016, at his home in Sarasota, FL. He was born on October 1, 1932, in West Hartford, CT., to Norman Douglas Boardman and Elizabeth Collins Boardman. He grew up in East Haddam, Connecticut, graduated from Nathan Hale-Ray School in Moodus, Connecticut and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. While at Penn he was a member of Psi Upsilon Fraternity, played soccer, rowed lightweight crew, and was a member of the University of Pennsylvania Glee Club. Upon graduation from Penn's Wharton School, he enlisted in the Army. Subsequently, after his tour he went to work for The Hartford. After a number of positions in the Home Office and in the Field, he returned to Hartford where he spend his later years deeply involved in Field Operations. As a young man he was a major participant in Masonic activities, was a Past Master of Columbia Lodge No. 26 (now Granite No. 118), Past Chapter High Priest, Past District Deputy of the Grand Lodge of Connecticut, Seventh District. He was a member of Sphinx Shrine. An avid outdoorsman, he belonged to the Kingdom Game Club and the Limestone Trout Club. Tennis was an important part of his life. He belonged to the Hop Brook Tennis Club, Simsbury, CT., and The Serendipity Racquet Club and The Tournament Players Club, both of Sarasota, FL. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, a son and his wife, two grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren. Burial will be in Bushy Hill (Curtiss Cemetery) Cemetery in West Simsbury, CT.
Published in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 16, 2016


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  • Created by: Jeff Davis
  • Added: 20 Mar 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 208190516
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Norman Douglas Boardman Jr. (1 Oct 1932–8 Dec 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 208190516, citing Bushy Hill Cemetery, Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Davis (contributor 49624795) .