|Birth: ||Dec. 23, 1924|
Van Buren County
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 2010|
Edith, age 85, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 2, 2010 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.
Edith was born at the home of her parents, Norman and Lydia (Buttolph) Moyle on December 23, 1924 in Mattawan.
She graduated from Mattawan High School in 1942 and attended Western Michigan U. She was a member of the First Congregational Church, was a Sunday school teacher for many years and Treasurer for several years. She worked for the Kalamazoo Stove & Furnace Company, the Kalamazoo Furnace & Appliance Company retiring in 1984 having worked for the Upjohn Company for 25 years.
In 1957 she was united in marriage with Russell J. Boyle, who preceded her in death in 2007. There were no children. She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Norman J. Moyle, Jr., and a brother-in-law, Donald Emmons. Surviving are 3 brothers, LeRoy (Janice) Moyle and Ralph (Marlene) Moyle of Kalamazoo and Harry (Patricia) Moyle of Mattawan; several nieces and nephews; several grand nieces and nephews sister-in-law, Evelyn Emmons of Kalamazoo; brother-in-law, Stanley Boyle of Arkansas, their children and grandchildren.
She enjoyed gardening and in her retirement years pursued genealogy and tracing of her family history. She had belonged to the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogy Society for many years and currently belonged to the Van Buren Genealogy Society, the Cornish Society of Lower Michigan, the Cornish American Society and the Cornish Family History Society of Cornwall, England. She also was a member of the Van Buren County Historical Museum. She had been a member for many years of the Mattawan Garden Club.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mattawan Alumni Association Scholarship Fund or the Mattawan Community Church Food Pantry.
Family will receive friends Monday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, Paw Paw. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 11 a.m. at the Mattawan Community Church. Interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mattawan with a luncheon to follow.
Russell James Boyle (1923 - 2007)
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Maple Grove Cemetery
Van Buren County
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Record added: Oct 04, 2010
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