Victor A. Botteron, 91, of South Windsor, CT, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2020. He was born March 4, 1929 in Manchester, CT to Charles and Louise (Schaller) Botteron. Victor was a dedicated and loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed sporting events, country and bluegrass music, and traveling, especially to Switzerland. Above all else, he valued spending time with his family. Victor was a strong, kind and selfless man. His humble spirit along with his warm and kind heart was felt by all he met. Victor was a Korean War veteran, having honorably served his country in the United States Army. He owned and operated B & B Masons for many years in South Windsor, CT. He prided himself on his career. He truly loved his work and with his natural born leadership qualities he excelled at what he did. His greatest passion was the love he had for Joan, his wife of 65 beautiful years, and his children and grandchildren. Victor is survived by his wife Joan and children and their spouses, Daniel and Lisa Palmquist, Frank and Lori Gentile, Victor A. Botteron Jr. and Ann Marie Roberts; grandchildren Daniel and Carolyn Palmquist, Elizabeth and Jordan Lewis, Joanna and Dan Newton, Jennifer Gentile, Kyle Botteron, Taylor Botteron, Olivia Botteron, Austin Botteron, Bailey Botteron, Courtney Botteron, and Daphne Botteron; and 6 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings David Botteron, Eugene and Pat Botteron, Jeanette and James Roach, Dorothy and Donald Fisher, Marie and Carl Shillo, Karen and Anthony Steullett, along with several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandson Christopher Gentile; brothers Charles and Leon Botteron and sister Susan Kalucewicz.
The family will receive friends Monday, March 16, 2020 from 9:00-10:30am at Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home, 400 Main St., Manchester, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am at St. Margaret Mary’s Church, 80 Hayes Rd South Windsor, CT. Burial will follow at Wapping Cemetery in South Windsor, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. To leave a message of condolence or memory for the family, please visit www.holmeswatkins.com
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