- May 6, 1978 - September 9, 2015
of Timothy's Passing
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“I miss you so much, bud. XOXO
1 of 41 | Posted by: JL
“I was deeply saddened to learn about Tim. Please accept my sincere condolences.
2 of 41 | Posted by: Lewis Lutin - Falmouth, MA
“Rest In Peace
3 of 41 | Posted by: Paul Oraha - San Diego, CA
“I just learned of Tim's passing. So sad. Tim and his friend and fellow veteran, Ben Pariser, spoke at our Veterans Day service four years ago at...Read More »
4 of 41 | Posted by: Gerry Tishler - Newton, MA
“Tim was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. My sincerest condolences to his family who he loved very much. Thank you Tim for some really...Read More »
5 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“Tim was a wonderful friend, brother to us all. We mourn his loss. Although he is gone he will never be forgotten. "When God Closes one door, he opens...Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“My deepest condolences to all of Tim's loved ones. I met Tim at CrossFit last year and I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to grow close to...Read More »
7 of 41 | Posted by: Carrie Bonacorsi - Watertown, MA
“Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Tim was a wonderful person. I met Tim at HKS when we worked together on a program for Veterans. ...Read More »
8 of 41 | Posted by: Bruce Jackan - Lexington, MA
“My deepest sympathies to the Bove family. Tim radiated positive energy and humor, and he was extremely kind and a joy to work with at HKS. We will...Read More »
9 of 41 | Posted by: Julia Martin - Arlington, MA
“May you rest in God's House. Peace Forever.
Luciana M. D'Amore
L'eterno riposo dona a Tim, o Signore,
Splenda a Tim la luce perpetua. Amen
10 of 41 | Posted by: Luciana Magnarelli D'Amore - MA
“My heartfelt condolences for your loss. I will always remember Tim for his positive energy, cheerfulness and being genuine, and I will miss our...Read More »
11 of 41 | Posted by: Minoo Ghoreishi - Belmont, MA
“My deepest sympathy to the BOVE family, we all will miss Tim. May GOD be with the family.Sheron DaleyMassBay Community College
12 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“My deepest condolences to Tim's family. Tim had been a member of Forever CrossFit for some time, and we are all deeply shocked and saddened by his...Read More »
13 of 41 | Posted by: Sue Malenfant - Waltham, MA
“I am so so sorry to learn of his passing. My deepest condolences to his family and friends all of whom loved him deeply.
14 of 41 | Posted by: Lorraine Doyle - South Yarmouth, MA
“I always think of Tim as a bright radient light back in his youth as a student in my classroom. I so enjoyed every moment I spent with him. When he...Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Nicki Bibbo - Newton, MA
“I just ,learned of Tim's passing. I knew him when working at Mass Bay Community College together. He was such a fun person to work with and treated...Read More »
16 of 41 | Posted by: Pat Connolly - Whitman, MA
“Tim was a well-loved member of the forever crossfit community in Newton. I knew him as a fierce competitor, a strong athlete, and a brave and caring...Read More »
17 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“With deepest sympathy to the Bove family. I worked with Tim at MassBay on the Framingham campus. Such a good guy - my best memory was when Tim and...Read More »
18 of 41 | Posted by: Denise Germain - Framingham, MA
“I'm just now hearing about this. I'm so sorry to have missed the visitation and mass. My sympathies to Tim's parents and family. Tim was well...Read More »
19 of 41 | Posted by: Nicole Kiernan - Waltham, MA
“Just learned of tragic news. Way too soon. I went to school with Tim at Framingham State. He was one of the good guys. He would always say what was...Read More »
20 of 41 | Posted by: Johnny Kuettner - Marlborough, MA
“I knew Tim was a good man with a good heart. Today, after meeting his family...seeing the photos of smiling faces and all the love he had in his...Read More »
21 of 41 | Posted by: Susan Tuers - Quincy, MA
“I am thinking of you Jean, praying God will provide the inner strength you and family need. I will be with you in spirit tomorrow. God bless you...Read More »
22 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“My sincere condolences to everyone affected by the loss of Tim Bove. Tim was a respected colleague and a valued friend. He was the social heart of...Read More »
23 of 41 | Posted by: Leigh Bernstein - Somerville, MA
“So sorry to hear about Tim's passing. Praying for your family!We had some fun times at FSC :(
24 of 41 | Posted by: Andrea Castinetti - Worcester, MA
“Tim was a pleasure to work withhe was professional and friendly, and you always got a smile or a wave. I appreciated the confident manner in which...Read More »
25 of 41 | Posted by: Eneida Rosado - Cambridge, MA
“Tim was a great American and Patriot. I worked with him at Harvard Kennedy School where I watched him provide support to helping fellow veterans...Read More »
26 of 41 | Posted by: Neal Duckworth - Dedham, MA
“Jean, Robert, & family, Mike and I are so deeply sorry for this heartbreaking loss of your son, Tim. May God hold him in His hand... and likewise...Read More »
27 of 41 | Posted by: Peggy Jo Platt - Lexington, SC
“Tim,"may The Good Lord hold you in the hollow of his hand "My condolences to your fine family.
28 of 41 | Posted by: Tim Collins - Littleton, MA
“Mary, Heather, Jean, and Richard, I'm so sorry for your loss.
29 of 41 | Posted by: Jen Saul - Littleton, MA
“I worked with Tim in Iraq at the Anbar PRT. I am shocked and broken to hear about his untimely death. Tim was a great guy, with a keen interest in...Read More »
30 of 41 | Posted by: Joshua Rosenblum - Wellington, FL
“Tim really was a good guy. You should be proud of the man he was and all that he accomplished.
31 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“We are deeply saddened to hear about Tim. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.
32 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“Tim was a wonderful colleague to me at HKS. He made me laugh when I most needed to. I will miss him very much. My heart and love go out to his...Read More »
33 of 41 | Posted by: Leslie Donnell
“I served with Tim in Ramadi, Iraq, and stayed in regular contact with him ever since. He was my friend, and I will miss him. I offer my deepest...Read More »
34 of 41 | Posted by: David Burkhalter - Chicago, IL
“Rest in peace Tim. Mary, Alice, and Richard, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts.
35 of 41 | Posted by: Jennifer Saul - Marlboro, MA
“Tim was a wonderful colleague and a trusted friend who will be very much missed at HKS. I'm so sorry for your loss.
36 of 41 | Posted by: Jean Dombrowski
“He will be greatly missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him at HKS. It is a loss beyond words.
37 of 41 | Posted by: Karen Armstrong-Menard - MA
“Words cannot express how much he will be missed by everyone he ever met at HKS.
38 of 41 | Posted by: A friend
“I'm so sorry to hear about Tim. He was a great friend and colleague. Without fail, he brought a smile to my day. I'll miss him.
39 of 41 | Posted by: Tamara Tiska
“So sorry to hear about Tim,s passing, remember all the good times he spent at our home with his dear friends and him graduating from Framingham...Read More »
40 of 41 | Posted by: The Hunt family - Littleton, MA
“Tim was a cheerful bright presence at Harvard Kennedy School and will be sorely missed. I am so sorry for your loss.
41 of 41 | Posted by: Kathleen Schnaidt - Boston, MA
Timothy J. Bove, 37, of Watertown, formerly of Littleton, died unexpectedly on September 9, 2015. He was born in Concord, MA on May 6, 1978 son of Richard Bove and Jean (Tuttle) Reed. He grew up in Littleton and was a graduate of Littleton High School, Mass Bay Community College and Framingham State College. Tim received his Master's Degree from Boston College. He worked as a Junior Administrator at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Tim served several years in the U.S Army and completed tours in Ramadi, Iraq, and Djibouti, East Africa, before he returned to the Kennedy School. He loved politics, history and world events as well as physical fitness and sports.
His survivors include father Richard Bove and his spouse Cindy Lawton, his mother Jean and her husband Robert Reed of Hill NH. 2 sisters Heather Hanley of Ayer and Mary and her husband Richard Zolla of Ayer. He was very close to his aunt Alice Amico and her daughters Kimberly Wolfe and Loren Clarke and their families, along with two nephews and three nieces.
Visiting Hours will be held at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King Street, Littleton on Sunday, September 13 2015 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anne's Church, 75 King Street, Littleton on Monday September 14 at 9 am. In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Fisher House Boston, P.O. Box 230, South Walpole MA, 02071. Please see www.badgerfuneral.com