Born and raised in Marlborough, he was the son of Annette (Simoneau) of Marlborough and the late Francis D.Boule and a graduate of St. John's High School in Shrewsbury. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era.
Mr. Boule had been the Assistant Building Inspector for the City of Marlborough for many years, before joining Fiber Clean as a sales representative, where he was employed until the time of his illness.
As a former member of Marlborough men's softball league team, Oxford Café, he was known for his championship pitching ability. He enjoyed family activities, deep sea fishing, the beach, gardening, the Three Stooges and a good card game.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his former wife, Karen (DiBuono) Boule of Marlborough: his son, Michael Boule of Marlborough; his stepchildren, whom he raised, Tina Waeger and her husband Shaun of Clinton, Deborah Giles and her husband Mark of Berlin, Louis Regonini of Clinton and David Regonini of Estacada, Oregon; his sister, Jeanne Earle and her husband Randolph of Beverly; his half brothers, Jeffrey and Steven Boule, both of New Hampshire; his grandchildren, Brianna Regonini and Phoenix Waeger; his uncles and aunts, Norman and Carlene Simoneau and Dickie and Dale Simoneau, all of Marlborough, and Robert Simoneau, formerly of Marlborough; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also survived by his close companion, Marjorie McCabe of Marlborough.
A funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday, Sept. 22, at 9 a.m., at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 52 Church St., Marlborough (First United Methodist Church of Marlborough building).Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery on Beach Street in Marlborough. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough.
Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 N. Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760 or the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
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