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Kelvin R. "Kelly" Boisvert Veteran
October 30, 2019


CHICOPEE – Kelvin R. “Kelly” Boisvert, 83, of Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. He passed into Eternal Life at his daughter Kelly’s home in Palmer surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in Randolph, Vermont on June 18, 1936, a son of the late Laurier H. and Thelma J. (Prairie) Boisvert. He was raised in East Randolph, Vermont and lived in both the Aldenville and Fairview sections of Chicopee for many years. He served his country in the United States Army and attained the rank of Specialist Fourth Class. He was the owner and operator of Greenwood Equipment Repair in Chicopee from 1988-2013. Kelvin was a member of the Chicopee Lodge of Elks 1849 and the Tiger Athletic Club, both in Chicopee. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and his many friends. He was predeceased by his beloved wife and best friend, Laurel A. (Viens) Boisvert who was Called Home on January 1, 2015. They were married at Sainte Rose de Lima Church in Chicopee on September 7, 1957 and were blessed with over 57 years of happiness together. He leaves his four loving children, Gwen B. Pino and her husband, Robert, of Marlborough, Brian R. Boisvert and his wife, Laura, of St. Albans, VT, Keith L. Boisvert and his wife, Donna, of Palmer, and Kelly J. Youngberg and her husband, Steven, of Palmer; his seven cherished grandchildren, Robert Pino, Eric Pino, John Pino, Joseph Sims and his wife, Kimberly, Maxwell Youngberg, Saige Youngberg, and Zach Youngberg; his two cherished great-grandchildren, Ethan Sims and Alyssa Sims; his dear sister-in-law, Judy Boisvert of Chicopee and his many dear nephews, nieces, cousins, friends and extended members of the Boisvert and Viens families. Besides his parents and wife, he was predeceased by his two dear brothers, Donald Boisvert and his wife, Joan, and Francis Boisvert. A Private Committal Service for Kelly with United States Army Military Honors and his wife, Laurel, will be private for the family at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main Street, Agawam, MA 01001. There are no visiting hours at the St. Pierre – Phaneuf Aldenville Chapels, (413-532-9806), 13 Dale Street, Chicopee, MA 01020. For those who prefer, his family requests that memorial donations be made in his memory to Baystate Home Health and Hospice, 30 Capital Drive, West Springfield, MA 01089. For more details, please visit:

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St. Pierre-Phaneuf Aldenville Chapels
13 Dale Street
Chicopee, MA 01020