Philip H. Bois, “Buzzy”
1934 ∼ 2019
Philip H. Bois, “Buzzy” a life long Bridgewater resident died in the Cambridge Hospital April 9, 2019 at the age of 84. Buzzy was born in Brockton, son of the late Dora I. (Shepard) and Wilfred J. Bois.
He graduated from the Bridgewater Academy in 1953 where he was a class officer and played varsity football and basketball. Buzzy was co-captain of the football team. He remained close friends with his football coach, Bill Sullivan all of their lives.
Philip was a proud Marine Veteran of the Korean Conflict. After completing military service including a stint as an MP he became a police officer in Athens GA. He could not stay away from Bridgewater when he returned home he went to work for the Foxboro Company in Foxboro MA where he worked for 30 years. He loved spending time at his beach house in Eastham. He enjoyed walking Coast Guard Beach and shell fishing and clamming at Salt Pond. He loved his home and yard and that is where you could always find him. Every summer he had a fabulous vegetable garden and after fighting cancer for a year he got his garden ready that Spring.
Devoted and loving husband of Carol A. (Lonergan) Bois. Brother of Lester Bois of CA, Jean Andrade of Bridgewater and the late Wilfred, Thedore, Henry, James, Robert, Donald, Lena Correira and Lorraine Preti. Brother in law of the late Patricia Christy. Buzzy is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins and was the special uncle of Michael, Janice, Michelle, Nicole and Richard. He was the very dear uncle to the late Dolores Chouinard.
Funeral from the Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home 98 Bedford Street Bridgewater Monday, April 15th at 10:00am. Funeral Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 11:00am. Visiting hours Sunday, 2-5pm. Burial in St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to your favorite charity or to his-the Home for Little Wanderers.