GARDNER – Kevin Boyer, 64, of Gardner, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening, January 18, 2022 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner.
He was born in Kent County, Warwick, Rhode Island on June 6, 1957 and was raised by his mother and stepfather Madeline (Del Pivo) Boyer and Robert Boyer. As a youth, Kevin moved with his parents to California and Maine until returning to Rhode Island and graduating from North Providence High School.
Kevin worked as machinist for most of his life. At the time of his death, he was working for Inner-Tite Company in Holden, for whom he had worked 25 years and operated Brown & Sharpe Single Spindle Screw machine products for utility companies around the globe. He previously worked at L.S. Sawin Company, H&R Screw and Norton Enterprises. Kevin was a bone cancer and breast cancer survivor.
He leaves two children, Jason Boyer and his fiancé Crystal Holt of Gardner and Vanessa Connolly and her boyfriend Eric Lawton and his four children of Orange; ten grandchildren, Kyle, Mikaela, Mikenna, Mario, Sydney, Angelique, Brandon, Tylor, Harley and Emma; his fiancé, Bonnie Potvin of Gardner; his former wife Karen Belliveau and husband Paul of Plymouth, NH; stepchildren, Crystal Potvin of Charlton and Angel Potvin of Worcester; a brother Scott Boyer and two sisters Traci Ann Knowles and Wendi Ann Boyer, all of No. Providence, RI; stepbrothers and stepsisters, Kenneth Carroll of Montpelier, VA, Steven Carroll of No. Kingstown, RI, Wayne Carroll of No. Kingstown, RI, Lori Myers of W. Warwick RI and John Carroll of W. Warwick, RI, as well as nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 24, 2022 at 11 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.
Burial will be in Crystal Lake Cemetery, Gardner.
Calling hours in the funeral home are Sunday, January 23, 2022 from 1 to 3 P.M.