NORTHBRIDGE - Paul E. "Moto" Boulanger, 84, of Northbridge, died on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, in Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center, Northbridge, after a short illness. His wife of 47 years, Mary L. (Prew) Boulanger, died in 1998.
He leaves two children: Charles P. Boulanger and Susan P. Boulanger, both of Northbridge; a granddaughter, Danielle M. Boulanger of Northbridge; a sister, Rose M. Boulanger of South Grafton; a brother, Roland G. Boulanger of Fountain Hills, AZ; and nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by a son, James L. Boulanger, a brother, Leo J. Boulanger, and two sisters, Doris M. Boulanger and Therese B. Dawicki, all of Northbridge.
Born in Northbridge on January 5, 1928, a son of the late Charles and Marie Rose (Lamontagne) Boulanger, he lived there for most of his life. He attended Northbridge High School and he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations, before being honorably discharged in 1947.
Mr. Boulanger worked as a custodian for the Sutton Public Schools for 18 years before he retired in 1998. Previously, he was a deliveryman for 20 years for the Heney Oil Co., Northbridge, and a paint machine operator for Kupfer Brothers, Riverdale, for nine years.
He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Parish.
A Funeral Mass in his memory will be celebrated in November. After cremation, burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Whitinsville, will be private. There are no calling hours.
Turgeon Funeral Home, 80 School St., Northbridge, has charge of the arrangements.