Marlborough – Stephen Paul Boyle, 58, of Marlborough, died October 18, 2022, surrounded by his loving family, at Marlborough Hospital.
Stephen, born in Somerville, MA, was raised and lived most of his adult life in Marlborough. He was predeceased by his parents, Paul E. and Brenda M. (Quirke) Boyle. Stephen is survived by his daughter Jessica (Guineau) Navin and her husband Sean of Marlborough, his brothers, James and his wife Ellen of Charlton, Sean of Hopewell, VA, Kevin and his wife Pauline of Marlborough, his sisters Deborah Maenpaa and her husband Jorma of Charlton, Patricia Gerbert and her husband Brian of Allenstown, NH, his best friend since childhood Keith Luce and his wife Cheryl of Milford, MA, several aunts and uncles, many cousins, nieces and nephews, and several grand nieces and nephews.
Stephen attended Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, before entering the Marine Corps in 1981, where he attained the rank of Lance Corporal. While assigned to the USS Tarawa, he was stationed in the Mediterranean Sea, just off the coast of Lebanon, at the time of the US embassy bombing in Beirut, in 1983.
After his honorable discharge from the Marine Corps, Stephen worked for many years as a technician for Continental Cable in Marlborough.
Stephen enjoyed listening to music and attending concerts. His favorite band was Led Zeppelin. Stephen enjoyed traveling and visiting military history museums. He made several trips to Ireland. Stephen also enjoyed woodworking, having made many pieces used at home, as well as children’s puzzles for his grand niece and nephew.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022, at 9 a.m. at St. Michael Parish, 23 Manning St. Hudson, MA. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson St., Marlborough.
Calling Hours will be held on Sunday, October 23, from 4-6 p.m. in the Short & Rowe Funeral Home, 95 W. Main St., Marlborough, MA.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Marine Toys for Tots (toysfortots.org) or to Disabled American Veterans (dav.org).