| January/February 2001

62, of Sterling, Connecticut, formerly of Griswold, Connecticut, died October 3, 2000 at the William W. Backus Hospital, Norwich, Connecticut.

He was the husband of Carol Muller Boileau. He was born November 7, 1937, in Norwich, a son of Eugene J. Sr. and Mary Patricia Souza Boileau.

Mr. Boileau lived in Griswold for 38 years, moving to Sterling a year ago. He was a first sergeant in the Connecticut Army National Guard. He was employed by the State Department of Transportation for 38 years, retiring in 1992.

He was a charter member of the Quinebaug Valley Engineers Association, and was well known for his restoration of gasoline engines and tractors.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Kenneth E. Boileau of Sterling, and Mitchell Boileau and Daniel B. Boileau, both of Griswold; a daughter, Deanna L. Boileau-Hall of North Stonington; and seven grandchildren.

He was well known and well respected and will be sorely missed. Submitted by Richard Babbitt, President of Quinebaug Valley Engineers Association, 1571 Glasgo Road, Voluntown, CT 06384.