Kenneth James Boshart, Sr

Kenneth James Boshart, Sr

Death 5 Sep 2011 (aged 91)
Burial Croghan, Lewis County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 76074728 · View Source
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Kenneth J. Boshart Sr., 91, of Hillside Drive, passed away on Monday, Sept. 5, at Lewis County General Hospital.

Born July 21, 1920, in Lowville, the son of the late Lewis James and May Graves Boshart, he graduated in 1938 from Lowville Free Academy.

He served with the United States Army Air Corps during WWII during which time he was married to Alma Rose Davoy at St. Stephen's Rectory in Croghan.

Upon his discharge, Kenneth and "Rosie", his nickname for his wife, Alma, came back to Lewis County to help in the operation of the family farm, calling it the Boshart & Sons Hillside Farm, which they owned and operated until 1979.

Kenneth was a member of the Lowville American Legion #162 and the Lowville Elks BPOE #1605.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish, golf and garden and he also enjoyed bowling and square dancing.

In addition to his wife, Alma "Rosie", Lowville, Kenneth is survived by their eight children and their spouses: Timothy J. and Mary Ann Boshart, Glenfield, Sharyn and Ed Cate, Sedona, Ariz., Carol and Charles Meeks, Auburn, Constance and Kevin Helman, Carney, Mich., Cynthia and Rickey Mushtare, Glenfield, Bradford J. and Kim Boshart, Kenneth J. and Karen Boshart, all of Lowville, and Cathy and Brian Dykeman, Brantingham; 29 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A son, Gary L. Boshart, grandson, Elbridge Boshart, son of Tim and Mary Ann, granddaughter, Colleen Meeks, four brothers, Milton, Foster, Richard and Carl, and six sisters, Flossie, Vera, Ruth, Lois, Ethel and Doris, all died before him.

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  • Added: 6 Sep 2011
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