Francis Bernard Boland, Jr. M.D. died suddenly at his home on Sunday March 20, 2022.
Born in Philadelphia Francis “Frank” was the son of the late Francis B. Boland, Sr. and Genevieve Marie (Gallagher) Boland.
Frank was a graduate of LaSalle High School, 1954, St. Joseph’s College, 1958 and Jefferson Medical,College in 1962. After Medical School Frank was an Intern at Misericordia Hospital in Philadelphia from 1962 to 1963.
Frank then joined the United States Air Force where he served as a general medical officer from 1963 to 1965. Frank held the rank of Captain in the USAF and was honorably discharged on November 3, 1969. Following his military service Frank furthered his medical education by specializing in orthopedics at Jefferson Medical College and Philadelphia General Hospital from 1965 to 1969.
Frank then moved to Doylestown and set up a private practice. He faithfully served the people of Bucks County for nearly 40 years. During that time his accomplishments were many: Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery, 1971, Attending Physician Doylestown Hospital 1969-2006, Vice President of Doylestown Hospital, 1981-83, First Director of the Doylestowm Hospital Emergency Room, President of the medical staff, Doylestown Hospital 1984-85, President Doylestown Physician/ Hospital Alliance 1992-93, honored Emeritus Status 2006, the highest honor of the medical staff.
Frank is survived by his children: Francis B. Boland, IlI, his wife, Madina, Jeanne P. Boland, Christopher M. Boland, Michael P. Boland, his wife, Grace and Kathleen M. Boland; his six grandchildren: Frank, Liam, Julia, Sara, Michael and Jack, as well as his siblings: William Boland, John Boland and Bernard Boland.
Frank was an avid golfer, an enthusiastic gardener, enjoyed spending his summers with his family in Ocean City New Jersey and his neighbors will certainly miss the familiar sight of a cigar smoking Frank riding his tractor as he mowed his lawn.
Frank loved being a doctor but the true passion in his life was his beloved late wife, Ruth. His loved ones left behind will miss him always but take solace knowing that he is reunited with the love of his life.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m., Saturday March 26, at Our Lady Guadalupe Church, 5194 Cold Spring Creamery Road, Doylestown, where friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass or from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 25 at Reed and Steinbach Funeral Home, 2335 Lower State Road, Doylestown. Interment will follow Mass in St. Mary Cemetery, Doylestown
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Frank’s name may be made to: Tunnels to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306 (https://t2t.org/)