Spr William Earle Clement “Bill” Boylan (Ret’d)

    • Spr William Earle Clement “Bill” Boylan (Ret’d) Headstone in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in New Ross, NS
    • RCE Badge circa 1937-1952

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper William Earle Clement “Bill” Boylan (Ret’d) of Bible Hill, NS at the Colchester Regional Hospital in Truro, NS on 19 October 2003 at the age of 86 years.

    Bill was born in New Ross, NS.  He was a Second World War veteran who served with the 5th Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers in England and the Continent during the war and remained in Germany after the war as part of the Canadian Army Occupation Force.  After demobilisation, he worked for the Nova Scotia Department of Highways and had his own service station businesses.  He later taught Automotive Mechanics at Vocational School in Springhill, NS and Truro as well as a driver education instructor for many years.  Bill was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #26 in Truro and a Lifetime Member of the Knights of Columbus. 

    Visitation will be in the Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro 20 October from 3:30 – 5:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM with a Royal Canadian Legion service at 7:00.  A funeral mass will be celebrated at the Immaculate Conception Church, Truro on 21 October at 2:00 PM with interment in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in New Ross, NS.  Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or a charity of one’s choice.