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Dr. Philip Evans Bolton
GILMANTON-----Dr. Philip Evans Bolton of
Gilmanton, New Hampshire passed on to his forever home on Sunday,
October 7, 2018 after a very short and tragic illness.
born in Boston, Mass on December 11, 1938 the son of Althea Dunn
Bolton and Elmer George Bolton. Dr. Bolton attended Tufts University
and Tufts Medical School. His internship was at the Boston City
Hospital and his 4 years of Residency at the Lahey Clinic. His
practice was in Norwood, Mass. where he was an excellent, highly
respected and compassionate extra-mile Orthopedic surgeon.
survived by his beloved ‘bride’ of 58 plus years, Linda B. Bolton,
his children and their families: son Dr.Philip and wife Dr.Susan,
children Connor, Miles and Grant; son Andrew and wife Susan,
children Emily, Rachel and Paul; son Peter and wife Jean, children
Matthew and Kathleen; daughter Julie Bolton; son Jim and wife Sarah
Bolton, children James, Quinton and Dawson; son #5 Howard Chun and
his most beloved 4-legged ‘lap’ dog, Jeremiah.
Lovingly known as Doc B, Dr. Phil, Bubba, Bear to his friends and
family he has requested his obituary simply read “He lived, He
loved” which says it all! His faith and family were the very center
of his love and life! He was involved in scouting, Sr. High Church
school, choir, church boards, town boards, a search team for school
leadership, gardening, woodworking, stained glass creations, farming
with pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, a cow, geese, horses and even a
llama! His dearest joy above all was (and is) his family including
many cousins and their families.
Bolton is predeceased by his parents and by his brother Richard
Service of Celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018
at 2:00pm at the Gilmanton Community Corner Church, 497 Province
Road, Gilmanton, N.H.
lived, he loved” So much more needs to be said about a man who gave
so much of himself for others. His service of celebration will fill
your hearts with hope and joy!
of flowers donations in his memory can be made to The Gilmanton
Community Church, PO Box 16, Gilmanton, N.H. 03237 or to Camp
Sentinel, 29 Sentinel Lodge Road, Ctr. Tuftonboro, N.H. 03816 or to
Parkinson’s research, Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway
Ste 1509, NY, NY 10018.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services,
164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH is assisting the family with the
arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go