Jean Charles Boullianne

Jean BoullianneJean Charles Boullianne of Danbury, Ct. died peacefully surrounded by his family at his home on Monday, March 28, 2016. Jean was born in Manhattan, NY on January 12, 1932 son of Jean W. and Susannah (Jenkins) Boullianne. He attended Danbury schools. He was activated into the Army in 1949 through 1952. Jean served most of that time in Germany. Jean strived to find his niche in the business world and owned a variety of small businesses. In 1963 while visiting New York City, he was chosen out of the audience to participate in a popular game show, “Say When.” Jean went on a lucrative ten day stretch which afforded him the opportunity to purchase a small franchise named Charles Potato Chips. Jean was very successful, and the business stayed in the family for forty years.

Jean is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Laurie Dolores (Raymond) Boullianne. In addition to Dolores, he is survived by his sons, J. Reed Boullianne, Charles Boullianne (Sheryl), Brett Boullianne (Elizabeth) and Daddie’s Girl, Susan Robinson. Jean also is survived by seven grandchildren, Kelly Robinson, Blaise, Brock, Sean, Nicole, Alyssa, and Ryan Boullianne. Jean had one sister, Geraldine Troccola (Donald) and several nieces and nephews.

Jean was known best for his great smile and wonderful laugh. Besides taking his wife out for lunch, he loved his Friday night card games.

Funeral Services will take place on Friday, April 1, at 11 a.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church 18 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury. Entombment will follow at St. Peter Cemetery Mausoleum, Danbury. Friends and family may call at the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Avenue, Danbury, Ct. on Thursday, March 31, from 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jean’s name may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Building Fund, 18 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury, Ct. 06811.





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