JOSEPH PAUL BOVA
Joseph Paul Bova, 88, of Hawaii Kai passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 9, 2018.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia, and two brothers, Ted (June) of Groton, MA and Richard (Lois) of South Yarmouth, MA, and sons, Anthony (Mary) of Rockport, MA and Clint (Jenny) and two grandchildren, Joseph Charles Bova and Madeline Lockhart Bova of Columbus, Ohio.
Joe was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Boston College High School, Severn School in Severna Park, MD., and graduated from M.I.T. with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He played Ice Hockey and Lacrosse all through his education and was Athlete of the Year 1954 at M.I.T. He came to Hawaii with the U.S. Air Force. Soon after his service he joined Castle and Cooke Ltd. When he retired he was Vice President of the Diversified Division. In 1985 he joined Inchcape bhd., in Southeast Asia going first to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia, where he was Managing Director of B-TRAK, their outlet for trucks and heavy equipment, and then to Singapore for five years where he was Managing Director of Inchcape’s Diversified Products.
Joe loved Hawaii and was an avid sailor, SCUBA diver and fisherman.
Inurnment service will be held on Wednesday, October 3 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
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