PITTSFIELD- Stuart Lee Boston, Sr., 83, of Pittsfield, passed away at the Epsom Healthcare Center on December 20, 2018.
Stuart was born in Kittery, Maine, the son of the late Elijah and Effie (Porter) Boston. They moved to Gloucester, MA when Stuart was four years old. As an active member of the ROTC during high school, he then served in our nation’s Armed Forces from 1955-1962. While in the Army, he met his late wife, Harriet Young.
After they married, the couple moved to Barnstead to settle down and raise a family. Stuart worked for Paige Belting Co. for 31 years, Timco Lumber Mill for 6 years, and finally as a greeter at Walmart for 17 years. He and his wife belonged to the Center Barnstead Christian Church for many years. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #42.
Stuart was predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Harriet (Young) Boston, a daughter, Melissa (Boston) Nason, a granddaughter, Christina Nason, his brothers, Wayne and Ernie Boston, and his sister, Margie Hodgkins.
He is survived by his sons, Lee Boston of Pittsfield, Robert Boston and his wife Wanda of Waterville, ME and Michael Boston and his wife, Amy of Peoria, AZ, and his son-in-law, Andrew Nason of Fairport Harbor, OH. He also leaves 12 grandchildren: Anthony Boston, Alex Boston, Courtney Boston, Katie Boston, Mitch Boston, Brandi Boston, Robert Boston, Robert Nason, Sierra Nason, Michelle Egounis, Kaysie and Colton Dodgson; and 6 great grandchildren: Leonard Boston, Jenamarie Boston, Jazmynn Boston, Marlee Ouellette, Jillian Trempe and Tyler Egounis.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 28th at 1 P.M. in the Center Barnstead Christian Church, 116 S. Barnstead Rd. in Center Barnstead. Burial will take place at a later date at the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. In lieu of flowers, donations in Stuart’s memory may be sent to the Center Barnstead Christian Church, 116 S. Barnstead Rd. Center Barnstead, NH 03225. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home in Epsom. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.stilloaks.com