Rene R. Boyer, 88, of Upton, died Sunday, June 26, 2005, in Milford Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. His wife of 55 years, Mary (Sauve) Boyer, died in 1995.
Mr. Boyer was born in the Rockdale section of Northbridge and had lived there before coming to Upton in 1950. He worked many years as a weaver and card fixer in the Rockdale mills and then worked for Wyman-Gordon in No. Grafton for 25 years before retiring in 1978. He was a communicant of Holy Angels Parish in Upton and had been an avid fly fisherman and hunter.
He leaves one son, Roger Boyer of Worcester; a daughter, Catherine Boyer of So. Grafton; 2 granddaughters, Renee St. Germain of Oxford and Michelle Chamberlain of Templeton; 2 great-grandsons, David and John St. Germain of Oxford; 2 nephews and 2 nieces.
Memorial donations may be made to the National MS Society, Central NE Chapter, 101A First Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451-1115.
Funeral mass Wednesday, June 29 at 10 a.m. in Holy Angels Church, Upton.
Burial in Maplewood Cemetery, W. Upton.
Visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
A service summary is not available