Wedding photo, 28 August 1943, married Owen Leo Boland of Central Falls, Rhode Island
1966 with husband and children (Carolyn, Frederick, Mark & Daniel)
The seated couple are Owen Leo Boland (left) and Grace Evelyn (Trefethen) Boland (right). The children are Carolyn Boland & Frederick Boland (back row), Mark Boland (center), and Daniel Boland (front).
Born in Kittery, York, Maine, USA
Married on 28 August 1943; She was from Kittery, Maine; he from Central Falls, Rhode Island [Source 36: Maine BRIDE'S INDEX; SLC]
Buried in Section A-1 Row 5 Site 181 at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Her obituaary reads
"Grace T. Boland, 90, of South Kingstown, passed away Sunday, 11 September 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Wife of the late Owen L. BOLAND.
Born in Kittery, Maine she was the daughter of the late Fred J. and Eunice (TUCKER) Trefthen.
Grace lived most of her life in Central Falls, Rhode Island. She was active in DAV Auxiliary.
She is survived by
Carolyn G. Boland of Hancock, New Hampshire,
Carolyn's daughter is Grace Griffin, the source of this information.
Daniel J. Boland of Central Falls, Rhode Island, and
Frederick O. Boland of West Kingston, Rhode Island;
sister, Janet Reynolds of VA;
four grandchildren and
four great grandchildren.
She was the mother to the late Mark E. Boland and
the sister of the late James Trefthen.
Her committal service was held on September 14, 2016 in Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, Rhode Island. "
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