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John F.  Boothroyd, Sr.

John F. Boothroyd, Sr.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
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Obituary

MAYNARD: John F. Boothroyd, Sr., 88, a lifelong Maynard, MA resident, died peacefully Dec. 23, 2020 in Concord. Beloved husband of the late Sally Ann (Lydon), to whom he was married 61 years at the time of her passing in 2017. He was born at home in Maynard, the son of the late Harry and Mary (Dooley) Boothroyd, and is also predeceased by siblings Joseph Boothroyd, Mary Ruth Migliaccio, Reverend Mother Irene Helen Boothroyd and Rita LeSage. Mr. Boothroyd is survived by his 4 children, John Boothroyd Jr and wife Nancy, Thomas Boothroyd, Maureen Cassidy and husband Edward Morandi Jr., and Michael Boothroyd and husband Patrick Cheng. He is also survived by grandchildren: Joshua, Melissa, Jessica, Caroline, Kristopher, William, Michael; several great-grandchildren & cousins, nieces, nephews & their families.

A graduate of Maynard High School with the Class of 1949, Mr. Boothroyd served honorably in the US Army stationed in France and Germany during the Korean War. He was employed in the electronics industry with GenRad and Baird-Atomic before retiring. He then worked part-time at Aubuchon Hardware in Maynard for many years. Mr. Boothroyd was lifelong Ham Radio operator, WB1CAT, KC1WA. He participated in Maynard’s community theatre and volunteered at Boy Scout Troop 1 for many years. He loved all New England sports teams especially the Boston Red Sox. A fixture in his neighborhood walking his beloved Shelties, Penny and Scout. His greatest joy was spending time with Sally, especially in Maine or on the Cape.

Due to pandemic restrictions, graveside services in Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard, are private. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the Abbey Of Regina Laudis 273 Flanders Road, Bethlehem CT 06751. Memorial page actonfuneralhome.com
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    Services are private.
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    ACTON, MA
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  • Interment

    Location
    St Bridget's Cemetery
    Address
    254 Great Road
    MAYNARD, MA 01754
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    Notes
    Due to pandemic restrictions, graveside services in Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard, are private. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the Abbey Of Regina Laudis 273 Flanders Road, Bethlehem CT 06751.

Affiliations

  • Boy Scouts
  • US Army

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