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March 22, 2020

Fred Ofori-Atta Boakye

Fred Ofori-Atta Boakye of Weymouth passed away on March 22, 2020. 

Fred was born in Ghana, West Africa, to the late Nana Yaw Boakye and Emelia Esi Quarshie. He attended secondary school and college in Ghana. Fred worked for many years as a sales consultant for Boston Mutual and several dealerships, most notably, Quirk Chevrolet, Best Chevrolet, Sullivan Brothers and Weymouth Honda. Fred enjoyed field hockey, tennis, football and studying the Bible. He was a devout Christian and was deeply committed to his family.

Fred is the beloved husband of 39 years to Roberta B. Boakye (Toomey) of Weymouth;  the loving father of Fred Kofi Boakye and his wife Jennifer of Weymouth, Fredua A. Boakye of Weymouth, Nadine Ama Otiwa Boakye of Texas and Nicholas C. Boakye of Weymouth; a Dear brother of Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, Nana Poku Ofori-Atta, Ama Otiwa Boakye. Alice Boakye, Kuntu Boakye, Oheneba Yaw Boakye, Duke Boakye, Nana Abaka, Veronica Apiah, Kofi Korash and Alex Segbedzie; and the cherished grandfather of Nana-Poku, Paa-Kwesi and Fredua Yaw Boakye. He is the first cousin of The Honorable Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana.  He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A public memorial service shall be held at a later date. In loving memory of Fred, please consider a donation in his name to South Coastal Family Support Center, 1189R North Main Street, Randolph, MA 02368, or Christ Church Quincy, 12 Quincy Ave, Quincy, MA 02169. For live streaming of Fred’s service on Saturday, March 28, at 10 AM, please return to this page.