Sally R. (Robinson) Boardman
Beloved wife, mother, sister, and grandmother; Sally R. (Robinson) Boardman 90, of Salem, New Hampshire, passed away on Tuesday May 24, 2022, at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, MA. Sally and her husband, Robert (Gus) C. Boardman, Sr. moved to Salem, NH after living in Somers, CT for 51 years (1969-2020).
Born in Garden City, New York, February 14, 1932, the daughter of the late William Robinson and the late Irene (Clement) Wilkerson, Sally graduated from Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, NY in 1950 and earned her BA degree from Middlebury College in 1954. Sally and Gus started dating their senior year at Middlebury, were married December 19, 1954, and were inseparable for over 67 years of marriage.
Sally enjoyed using her Fine Arts degree to educate children as a docent at Springfield Museums, spending time at the beach house, world traveling, tennis, skiing, and above all else being a loving wife & mother.
She is survived by her husband Robert (Gus) C. Boardman, Sr., sons Robert C. Boardman, Jr., and his wife Ellen of Norfolk, MA, and Jeffrey C. Boardman and his wife Susan of Pelham, NH; six grandchildren, Lauren Boardman of Portland, ME, Rachel Boardman of New York, NY, Michael Boardman of Portland, ME, Cameron Boardman of Norfolk, MA, Samantha Boardman of Boston, MA, and David Boardman of Boston, MA; her sister Nancy Hulsen of Summerville, SC; 9 nieces and 1 nephew.
Services are being held privately for family. In lieu of flowers, please visit Springfield Museums website where donations can be made to children’s programs. E-condolences at Pelhamfuneralhome.com. Pelham – NH – (603) 635-3333.
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