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Helen Markley Boron
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1926
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 2011
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA

Helen Markley Boron March 28, 2011 - July 18, 1926 Helen Markley Boron, 84 of Clearfield passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, at home. She was born on July 18, 1926, in Madera, Pa., the daughter of Josiah and Hulda (Olson) Markley. Mrs. Boron was a 1948 Graduate of Pennsylvania State University in Medical Technology, while at Penn State she was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority, Rifle Club, PSU Letterman's S Club, Rod and Crocus Club. She worked as a medical technologist at Penn State University Health Services, Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, and the University of Pennsylvania Hospitals in Philadelphia. She was a member of the St. Francis Roman Catholic Church of Clearfield, Rosary and Altar Society, St. Francis Parish Council and a Volunteer at St. Francis School donating her hours of service toward the tuition program. She also served as a Eucharistic Minister. Mrs. Boron was a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Pennsylvania State University President's Club, Life member- Penn State Alumni Association, Nittany Lion Club and American Association of University Women. She was a member of the Local Woman's Bridge Club. She was the Coordinator of the Clearfield Hospital Candy Stripper Association and a Boy Scout Den Leader and Den Mother. In 2005, Mrs. Boron received the President's Volunteer Service Award presented to her by President George Bush for 4000 hours of Community Service over the course of her life. Mrs. Boron is survived by her husband, Dr. Robert J. Boron, MD, whom she married on Aug. 11, 1950, at St. Peters and Paul Catholic Church, Philipsburg; three children, Betsy B. Fargo and her husband, Robert L., of Washington, Pa., John R. Boron and his wife, Brenda C., of Mt. Lebanon, Pa., and William P. Boron and his wife, Anne W., of Strongsville, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Megan Fargo, Erik Fargo, Erin Fargo, Madison Boron, Olivia Boron, Alexandra Boron, Brooks Boron and Bryce Boron. She is preceded in death by her parents and a son, Robert A. Boron. Friends will be received at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield on Thursday, March 31, 2011, from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m., on Thursday, the Rosary will be recited at 5:15 p.m. and a Vigil Service at 5:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian burial will be said on Friday, April 1, 2011, at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Roman Catholic Church of Clearfield with Msgr. H. Desmond McGee as celebrant. Interment will be in the Philipsburg Cemetery. The family suggests contributions be made to St Francis School, 230 South Second Street, Clearfield, PA 16830 or Clearfield County S.P.C.A., 541 Graham Station Road, Philipsburg, PA 16830. To send online tributes go to or Arrangements under the direction of Bennett & Houser Funeral Home, Clearfield, PA.

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  Josiah T Markley (1894 - 1968)
  Hulda Olsen Markley (1895 - 1992)
  Robert Joseph Boron (1926 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Philipsburg Cemetery
South Philipsburg
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA
Maintained by: PJ Willis
Originally Created by: sjmj
Record added: Mar 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67673440
Helen <i>Markley</i> Boron
Added by: RJM_2012
Helen <i>Markley</i> Boron
Added by: RJM_2012
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Dear Cousin - Flowers are placed here in remembrance of you. Phyllis and all the Krape cousins.
- PJ Willis
 Added: Jan. 10, 2012

- sjmj
 Added: Mar. 30, 2011

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