Robert J. Boy, 88, of Southington, passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 surrounded by his family. He had been the loving husband of Patricia (Radda) Boy for nearly 67 years.
Bob was born on April 14, 1933 in Old Lyme, CT. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army during the Korean War and worked as a lineman and supervisor for CL & P, retiring after 37 years of service. Bob was a founding member of St. Dominic Church in Southington and ran the 300 Club for many years. He was a certified electrician and built many homes in Southington and Bristol.
In addition to his wife Pat, Bob is survived by 4 children: Bobby Boy and his wife Phyllis of Hartwill, GA; Rosalyn Fahey and her husband Gregory of Madison; Roger Boy and his wife Lisa of Punta Gorda, FL and Rory Boy and his wife Karen of Cheshire and 10 grandchildren; Matthew and Mark Boy, Weston Fahey, Julia Fahey and her fiancé Dan Trusty, Joshua and Jeremy Boy, Justin Talalaj and Andrew, Christopher and William Boy. He is also survived by one sister Marion and several nieces and nephews. Bob was predeceased by an infant son, Mark and many sisters and brothers.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory may be made to Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, 267 Finch Ave, Meriden, CT 06451 or to the Veteran’s Affairs, VA CT Voluntary Services, 555 Willard Ave. Newington, CT 06111. Please make checks payable to VA CT Voluntary Services in Memoriam: Robert Boy and address mailing envelopes to VA CT Voluntary Services – 135.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 21, 2022 at St. Dominic Church, 1050 Flanders Rd, Southington. Please meet directly at church. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St, Plantsville. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.