|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1951|
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 2009|
Daily Local News, March 2, 2009
Monday, March 2, 2009 6:08 AM EST
Ernest L. Boyes Sr., 57, of Coatesville, passed away on Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at his home.
He was the beloved husband of Elaine Martin Boyes, with whom he would have shared 38 years of marriage this June.
Born in the former Belgian Congo in Africa, he was the son of Herbert and Marjorie Stern Boyes.
An area resident since 1966, he was employed as a welder and crane operator for G.O. Carlson from 1974 to 2004, and at Hill Laboratories from 2005 to present.
He attended the Hockessin Baptist Church in Hockessin, Del.
Ernest was an original member of the team that ran the Covered Bridge Classic fundraiser from 1991 to 2007. He had a great appreciation for American history.
He is survived, in addition to his wife, by two sons, Ernest L. Boyes Jr., fiance of Stephanie Scott of Parkesburg, and James A. Boyes, husband of Kimberly of Oxford; three granddaughters, Ashley Begley of Lancaster and Rylee and Kara of Oxford; and four siblings, Willard Boyes, Kenneth Boyes and Sharon Sweitzer, all of Coatesville, and Cynthia Kewley of Sterling, Va.
Ernest loved his family, his granddaughters and especially his wife.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 4, at 2 p.m. at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, followed by interment in the Glen Run Cemetery in Atglen.
Family and friends are invited to attend the viewing, which will be held at the funeral home from noon until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University of Pennsylvania, Gifts Accounting & Administration, "Parkinson's Dept.," 3451 Walnut St., 433 Franklin Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205.
Elaine M Martin Boyes (1951 - 2010)*
Glen Run Cemetery
Created by: Dan Oh
Record added: Mar 02, 2009
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