Robert A. Boole, 84

Robert Boole

Robert Boole

PARADISE VALLEY, ARIZ. — Robert A. Boole, 84, of Paradise Valley, Ariz. and Harrison, (formerly of Bolton, Mass.) died peacefully at home on Friday, March 6, 2015, surrounded by his family.

He was born March 25, 1931, in Jamaica, N.Y., to Victoria and Ainsley Boole. He graduated from Mepham High School in Wantaugh, Long Island, N.Y., in 1948. He received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from MIT in Cambridge in 1952 and his MBA from Boston University in 1958. He was a second lieutenant in the Signal Corps in New Jersey, and served in the labs there from 1952–1954.

In June of 1956 he married the love of his life, Janet Adele Seely, at St. Mary’s Church in Newton Lower Falls, Mass. He worked at Raytheon, General Radio, and Analog Devices, and then retired in 1990.

Summers were spent on Sebago Lake, and winters in Paradise Valley, Ariz.. He loved to golf, ski, bike, sail, and drive his tractor.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Janet; his daughters Linda Weatherbee of Lancaster, Mass., and Carole Maguire of Mansfield, Mass.; and his six grandchildren.

Burial will be private. A memorial service was held at St. Barnabas in the Desert of Paradise Valley on Thursday, March 12 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel, and at St. Peter’s Church in Bridgton at a date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Harvest Hills Animal Shelter, 1389 Bridgton Road, Fryeburg, ME 04037 ( Online condolences may be made to


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