|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1931|
|Death: ||Feb. 28, 2012|
---- — Rebecca "Becky" E. Boylan of Grove City passed away after an extended illness at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, in Parker (Pa.) Personal Care Home, where she was a resident for the past five years. She was 80.
Mrs. Boylan was born Sept. 27, 1931, in Grove City to William Herbert Gregg and Irene Rosetta Black Gregg.
She retired in the late 1990s from Greenville Metal Litho Co., where she worked in accounting. Formerly she worked at Mercer Gas and Water Co. When Becky was first married, she was employed in the parts department of the former Studebaker Garage in Grove City.
As a graduate of Grove City High School, class of 1949, Becky played violin with Grove City High School Orchestra and Grove City College Orchestra. She was a 1952 alumna of Grove City College and, following college, returned and played with the college orchestra for 45 years.
She was a member of Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 276 Auxiliary of Greenville and worked for many years with Girls Scouts in the Grove City area.
Prior to marriage, Mrs. Boylan was a member of Tower Presbyterian Church, Grove City. After her marriage, she joined Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, Wolf Creek Township, where her husband, Donald W. Boylan, was a member. Between both churches, she was a member of the choirs, served as a Sunday school teacher and helped with Bible school.
Becky liked reading, sewing and crocheting, but most importantly she loved raising her family.
Her husband, Donald, whom she married April 10, 1953, passed away July 26, 1991.
Surviving are four children, Evonna B. Phillips and her husband Paul, Royersford, Pa.; Christina L. Sonntag and her husband Alan G., Volant; David H. Boylan and his wife Deborah, Lebanon, Ohio; and Herbert A. Boylan and his wife Cheryl Griffin, Parker, Clarion County; and nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made in Becky's memory to Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, 2426 Scrubgrass Road, Grove City, PA 16127.
Mrs. Donald W. (Rebecca "Becky" E.), 80, Grove City.
Calling hours: 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday (3-2-12) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
Service: Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (3-3-12) in Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, Wolf Creek Township, with the Rev. Willard Morse, visitation pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Grove City, officiating.
Interment: Crestview Memorial Park Inc., Pine Township.
Donald W. Boylan (1929 - 1991)
Crestview Memorial Park
Created by: Don Cook
Record added: Feb 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85984651
Rest in everlasting peace.|
Added: Feb. 28, 2012