NORTH ATTLEBORO – Donald J. Boynton, 72, of Roxanne Square passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Maples Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Wrentham. He was the beloved husband of Diane (Humsey) Boynton for 48 years.
Born February 20, 1944 in Norwood, he was a son of the late Donald J. Boynton, Sr. and Alfhild (Magnuson) Boynton.
Don grew up in Walpole and was a 1961 graduate of Walpole High School. He moved to North Attleboro in 1976.
He worked as a butcher for 17 years at Crowells in Canton before retiring from Seabra in Attleboro in 2013.
Don was active in LNAL (Little North Attleboro League) for many years as a coach and manager.
He loved hunting in Maine and fishing in local ponds. He also enjoyed ice fishing on Lake Archer and deep sea fishing.
He was an avid sports fan, particularly of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots and enjoyed watching golf.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter Kerri Fournier of North Attleboro; a son Kevin Boynton and wife Nanci of North Attleboro; four grandchildren: Katelyn and Kristina Fournier and Ryan and Kyle Boynton; three siblings: Marilyn Cataloni of West Harwich, Joyce Long of North Attleboro and Tom Boynton of Wrentham; his mother-in-law Alba Humsey of Norwood and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, June 5 from 4-8 p.m. in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro. A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 6 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Epilepsy Foundation, attn. Donor Services, 8301 Professional Place East, Suite 200, Landover, MD 20785 or at www.epilepsy.com.
To sign an online guestbook for Donald, please visit www.sperry-mchoul.com.