Paul Wayne Boshera

October 1, 1958 ~ June 8, 2022 (age 63)


Paul Wayne Boshera, 63, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at St. Mary’s Hospital in St. Louis.

Visitation will begin after 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Diabetes Association or to West Monroe Apostolic Church in Herrin.

Paul was born October 1, 1958, in Jonesboro, Illinois, to Paul Leo and Wilma Irene (Irvin) Boshera.

He is survived by his life partner of over 30 years, Connie Westbrook of Benton; sons, John Boshera of Herrin and James Rumsey of Carbondale; grandchildren, Emily and Taylor Boshera, Maximus and Gabriella Rumsey; and many cousins.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Darlene Magee.

He worked for over 30 years at Transcraft factory in Anna, making flat bed trailers.

Paul attended West Monroe Apostolic Church in Herrin.

Paul loved to go fishing, but his greatest joy came from spending time with his grandkids, especially watching Max race 4-wheelers.


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June 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home
322 North Division
Carterville, IL 62918


American Diabetes Association
425 South Woods Mill Road, Suite 110, Town & Country MO 63017

West Monroe Apostolic Church
1609 W. Monroe Street, Herrin IL 62948
Tel: 1-618-942-4163

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