John R. Bose, 68

John Bose

John Bose

RAYMOND — John Robert Bose, 68, of Raymond, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.

He was born on April 19, 1948 in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Robert J. Bose and Doris Virginia (Lalley) Horton.

John grew up in Missouri and graduated from Bishop Diego High School. He went on to attend Kansas City Community College later joining the United States Navy. Following his honorable discharge, he earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Maine and enjoyed his career as a computer technician working for Texas Instruments and Hewlett-Packard.

He was an active member and bookkeeper for Our Lady of Perpetual Help and was a past Grand Knight of Msgr. William G. Cunneen Counsel #10020. He was also a member of the Windham VFW Post #10643.

John is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Fancy) Bose; daughters, Laurie Hargreaves of Raymond and Teresa Lawlor of Raymond; five grandchildren; sisters, Judi Armenta of Lenexa, Kansas, Linda Ault of Blue Springs, Mo., Patricia Stork of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Terre Sciolaro of Kansas City, Mo., Ronni Smith of St. Charles, Mo. and Melissa Garcia of Loveland, Colo.; and a brother, Paul Horton of Holden, Mo.

He was predeceased by his parents.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, Aug. 26 at the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham, from 6 to 8 p.m. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, 919 Roosevelt Trail, Windham.

To express condolences and to participate in John’s online tribute, please visit

Those wishing to remember John may make gifts in his name to: The Community of the Resurrection, PO Box 284, Casco, ME 04015.

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