WINCHENDON - Rene J. Bois, 95, of 48 Grove Street, died peacefully Sunday morning, June 24, 2018 in Alliance Health at Baldwinville.
He was born in Winchendon on January 21, 1923, son of the late Jean Baptist and Eva Marie (Roy) Bois. He was a graduate of Murdock High School and was a lifelong resident of Winchendon.
Rene was co-owner of Bois Brothers Paint Contractors from 1945 to 1990. He enjoyed sailing, canoeing, traveling, camping and family cookouts.
Rene proudly served aboard the USS Macomb as a member of the United States Navy during World War Two. He was a member of Eugene M. Connor Post 193 American Legion and Lt. Frederick Wilder White Post 2158 VFW.
He leaves his wife of 68 years, Vera Madeline (Brow) Bois; a daughter, Diane Tedrow and her husband Brad; grandsons Chase and his wife Bridgette, and Hayden; two great grandchildren, Noah and Quinley and a brother Felix Bois of Yarmouth. He was preceded in death by a brother Alfred Bois and two sisters, Beatrice Bois and Doris Marois.
Military funeral services will be held Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1 PM in Masssachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon.
There are no calling hours.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.