Clifford C. Boutwell

November 21, 2005

Clifford  C. Boutwell
U.S. Veteran

US Army

World War II Veteran

CLIFFORD C. BOUTWELL – in Woburn, November 21st, Beloved husband of the late Grace E. (Pauling) Boutwell. Devoted father of Robert C. Boutwell M.D. of Jamaica Plain, William E. Boutwell and his wife Carol (Guiliano) of RI and NH, Grace P. Morse and her husband Earland W. Tuttle, Jr. of Chelmsford, Nancy A. Murphy and her husband William E.of FL and the late Linda Ann Boutwell. Loving brother of Terence Kenney, Dorothy Kinosky and Anna Leek, all of Woburn. Dear brother-in-law of Thomas Callahan of Woburn. Cherished grandfather of ten grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Saturday, November 26th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 100 Washington Street, East Woburn at 10. Calling hours Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Cliff’s memory to the Boys & Girls Club of Woburn, Inc., Charles Gardner Lane, Woburn, MA 01801.

OBITUARY:

Clifford C. Boutwell, a well known, lifelong Woburn resident and former business owner, passed away peacefully, Monday morning, following a long illness. The beloved husband of the late Grace E. (Pauling) Boutwell, he was eighty-five years of age. Born in Woburn, Cliff, as he was affectionately known, was the son of the late Granville and Margaret (Tenney) Boutwell from the Hammond Square section of Woburn. Raised and educated in the Woburn Public Schools, Cliff entered the United States Army following high school. He was technically trained in the mechanical trades and proudly served his country in that capacity during WWII. Prior to entering the Army, Cliff was married in 1941 to Grace E. (Pauling) to whom he was devoted for fifty-eight years. He and Grace remained in Woburn where they raised their children. Upon completion of his military duties in 1945, Cliff returned to Woburn and was employed in the auto repair business. After a few years, he opened his own auto repair and gas station on Salem Street in East Woburn. This evolved into Cliff’s Aberjona Auto Parts, well known in the automotive recycling industry, and operating for nearly fifty years. He retire in 1983. In his leisure, Cliff enjoyed growing roses and gardenias. He and his wife also loved to dance and to travel, Aruba being one of their favorite destinations. Mr. Boutwell was a life member of the Woburn Lodge of Elks and the American Legion.

Mr. Boutwell was predeceased by his wife Grace E. (Pauling) Boutwell, who passed away in 2000 and his daughter Linda Ann Boutwell.

He is survived by his children, Robert C. Boutwell M.D. of Jamaica Plain, William E. Boutwell and his wife Carol (Guiliano) of RI and NH, Grace P. Morse and her husband Earland W. Tuttle, Jr. of Chelmsford, Nancy A. Murphy and her husband William E. of FL, his siblings, Terence Kenney, Dorothy Kinosky and Anna Leek, his brother-in-law, Thomas Callahan, all of Woburn, ten grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Saturday, November 26th at 9 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 100 Washington Street, East Woburn at 10. Calling hours Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Mr. Boutwell’s memory to the Boys & Girls Club of Woburn, Inc., Charles Gardner Lane, Woburn, MA 01801.

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