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James P. Boland
May 07, 2024


BOLAND James P., Age 90, Of Brookline and Chatham, formerly of West Roxbury, originally of Dorchester, passed away on May 7, 2024. Son of the late Patrick and Johanna (Deady) Boland of Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland. Beloved husband of the late Carol A. (Moore) Boland. Longtime cherished companion of Linda Golburgh of Brookline. Devoted father of Ellen M. Bennett and her husband Jeffrey of Austin, TX., Bryan M. Boland of Brookline, Denise M. Corless and her husband Jeff of Needham, Joyce A. Boland of Austin, TX. Loving Grampy of Monica B. Fonseka of Medford, and Suzanna M. Bennett of Palo Alto, CA. Brother of the late John F. Boland.

Jim proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard, Unit 211 AAA, as a Sgt. He attended St. Peters School, Boston Latin Class of 1951, and received his BA and MA from Boston University. Jim worked for many years as Health Economist for the Commonwealth of MA, he was also an entrepreneur and an author. Jim was an avid sports fan, gardener, traveler, and enjoyed studying military history. He will be greatly missed. A celebration of his life will be held at a future date – family and friends will be notified.

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