Roger A. Bosse
Roger A. Bosse, 84 passed away after a brief illness on January 28, 2020 at home with his wife of 64 years Victoria ‘Morin’ Bosse by his side. He was born in St. Agatha, ME on April 23, 1935 the son of Donat and Winnie ‘Lizotte’ Bosse. Roger and Victoria married on June 26, 1956 and he was soon drafted in the Korean War in August of 1956. The most important thing to Roger was his family, and his community came a close second. He took pride in his family, even sharing his birthday April 23, with his first born Allen. His children Allen, Karen and Brian were his pride and joy. His love was never ending with his 6 grandchildren; Carrie Beaulieu, Shelly Chasse-Johndro, Andrew Cyr, Mariah Bosse, Issac Bosse and Honore Bosse who were doted on by him. The 4 great grandchildren Charlotte Beaulieu, Benjamin Beaulieu, Mackenzie Johndro and Westly Bosse showered him with love. Their one and only ‘Pepere Roger’. His heart was such a warm and powerful heart, always loving and giving until the very last beat. He loved spending time with family and friends, playing dominos, coffee time at the local coffee shops, daily walks, his daily ritual of reading the newspaper through and through. He anxiously awaited for the Moose License drawing as he so wanted to go hunting. If there was an activity/event in the town you can be sure Roger was there.
Roger was born and raised in St. Agatha. His community was a huge part of his life. He was an extremely active part of St. Agatha and served on numerous organizations. As a Korean Veteran he served as Past Commander Life Member of the American Legion Post 145, Frenchville, ME, Life Member of the V.F.W. Post 9609, Fort Kent, ME, Past Commander Northern Aroostook County, Past Faithfull Navigator 4th Degree #1943, Member of the Knights of Columbus Council #7920, Assistant Chief and member of the St. Agatha Volunteer Fire Department, Town Constable, Deputy of Aroostook County Sheriff Department, Licensed Master Electrician, Owner of Bosse’s Electric, Member of the St. Agatha ATV Club, and Altar Server of the St. Agatha Parish only to name a few.
Roger retired from Fraser Paper after 44 years of service. He enjoyed 22 wonderful years of retirement.
He is survived by his loving wife Victoria, his two sons Allen and his wife Danielle of Holiday, FL, Brian and his wife Jane of Scarborough, ME and one daughter Karen Chasse and her fiancé Lewis Plourde of St. Agatha.
Six grandchildren, Carrie Beaulieu and her husband Tim of Hollis, ME, Shelly Chasse-Johndro and her husband Steven of Poland, ME, Andre Cyr and his fiancé Val Cormier of Grand Isle, ME, Mariah Bosse of Scarborough, Issac Bosse and his wife Mariah of Madawaska, ME and Honore Bosse of Scarborough, ME.
Four great-grandchildren, Charlotte and Benjamin Beaulieu, Mackenzie Johndro and Westly Bosse.
Roger is survived by five brothers and their wives, Bertrand and Rina Bosse, Frenchville, ME, Berthier and Rachel Bosse, Franklin NH, Leo James and Rina Bosse, Madawaska, ME, Darrel and Mary Ann Bosse, St. Agatha, Danny and Merita Bosse, Madawaska, ME. One sister, Alice ‘Bosse’ Cyr, Madawaska, Me. Three brother in laws and their wives, Origene and Nancy Morin, Tolland, Ct, Maurille and Theresa Morin, Southington, CT, Alcime and Claudette Morin, Grand Isle, ME, two sister in laws, Theresa Morin and Janet Morin, Tolland, CT. Many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by one son in law Philip ‘Super’ Chasse, three brothers, Ronald, Fernand and his wife Dora Bosse, Robert and his wife Irma Bosse, two sisters, Doris ‘Bosse’ Dube, and Theresa Bosse and his parents.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Agatha Catholic Church on Friday, February 7, 202 at 10:00AM with Father James Plourde officiating.
Condolences may be given to the family from 8:45 to 9:45AM at the church. For those who desire donations may be made to Angel Flight. Envelopes will be available at church. Burial to be in the St. Agatha Lower Cemetery in the spring.
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