BOLAND, William Joseph "Bill" 60 of Italy Cross, passed away October 7, 2019 in Queen’s General Hospital, after fighting a brave battle with cancer. Born in Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Joseph and Patricia (Clarke) Boland. Bill and his band Newfound Country were well known around the community and beyond for their many performances with fundraisers and benefits to assist those in need. He was indeed, a true "Entertainer." Surviving are his wife Jeannie; sons Joe, Zack and Nathanial; daughters Shawna and Mollie; grandchildren Ariah, Lily and Finn; siblings Mike, Mary, Bernadette, Pauline, Eileen, Madeline, Joey, Gerard, Angela, Gary, Ann, Carolann, Geraldine, Todd; special chosen parents Al Smith (Dad) and Flora Lohnes (Momma); numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 7-9pm Wednesday in R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville. A celebration of Life and reception will be held 1:00pm Thursday in Italy Cross/Middlewood and District Fire Hall. Private family burial will be held at a later date. No flowers by request. Memorial Donations may be made to Queen’s General Hospital, Liverpool or to the family C/O the Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be made by visiting www.corkumfuneralhome.ca
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Woodford and the Nursing and palliative care teams at Queen’s General Hospital. The care, compassion and empathy given to Bill and all our family was above and beyond.