Richard Boushie

TUPPER LAKE- Richard P. Boushie,88, of Lakeview Ave, Tupper Lake, died peacefully at his home on Sunday September 8, 2013. Born on November 26, 1924 in Tupper Lake, he was the son of Dorran and Dorothy (Denis) Boushie. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army enlisting on March 3, 1943 serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre being honorably discharged in 1946. On November 11, 1944 he married the former Phyllis McCauley at St. Alphonsus church. Mr. Boushie was a general contractor and later specialized in refinishing hardwood floors. In 1999 he retired to care for his wife. They were also caregivers to her mother and his parents in their home until there death. Mr. Boushie’s legacy continues for as he passed on his carpentry skills to his children and grandchildren

He is survived by his five sons, Kent and his companion Cheri Dye of Skaneateles, Scott and his companion Paige Davison, Rod and his companion Cathy Shaheen, Steve and his wife Jackie and Peter and his companion Tekla Rydzewski of Tupper Lake. Five daughters, Shelley Brown and her companion Rod Nadeau, Anne Martin and her husband Scott and Rita Burgoyne and …read more    

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