Obituary: Albert Charles Rouhan, 86

Albert Charles Rouhan, 86, of Southborough, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021, under the care of his loving family and Beaumont/Salmon Hospice. He was the beloved husband of Valerie (Wise) Rouhan since 1957.

He was the son of the late Margaret (MacKnight) of Belfast, Northern Ireland and Arthur Rouhan of London.

Al was a veteran of the Royal Air Force, serving for 2 years. He attended South East Technical College and British Institution of Radio Engineers and was a long time member of the Royal Association of Radio Engineers. Al worked as a quality assurance engineer in the computing and microfilm departments for the 3M Company for many years.

He was a talented soccer player and played in the minor leagues in London before his emigration to Canada and then to the USA. As an avid fan of soccer and ice hockey, coached the Algonquin Regional High School Soccer Team and the Southborough Town Hockey Team, where he helped develop the skills of the town’s youths. 

In addition to his wife, Al is survived by his children, Timothy Rouhan of Southborough; Kerry Haley and her husband Bryan of Shrewsbury; 5 grandchildren, Kristen Merloni Loik and Jeffrey Merloni; Kara, Megan and Bryson Haley; a brother in law Ed Banhan of Kent, England; a nephew, David Banhan, 2 nieces, Verity Banhan and Grace Acheson.

Al is predeceased by his daughter, Heather Meloni; his brother, Lawrence Acheson and his sister, Margaret Banhan.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, June 7, from 5 to 7pm at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main Street, Southborough.

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(Obituary via Morris Funeral Home)

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