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 Virginia Helen “Ginny” <I>Thrasher</I> Boyer

Virginia Helen “Ginny” Thrasher Boyer

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Mar 2009 (aged 79)
Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Kratzerville, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100490792 · View Source
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SELINSGROVE -- Virginia Helen (Thrasher) Boyer, 79, of Selinsgrove, wife of Wilford "Wimp" Boyer, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2009, in her home peacefully with her family.

Virginia was born in the Philadelphia area, a daughter of the late Albert and Martha (Culver) Thrasher.

She graduated from Downingtown High School in 1947.

Virginia was employed at various local restaurants, Country Maid Sportswear and most recently employed as a cashier at Weis Markets for more than 13 years.

She was an active member of St. Paul's UCC, Selinsgrove and was involved in various committees over the years. She was a long-time member of the Sunbury YMCA, where she enjoyed swimming. She was last year's 2008 Relay for Life Honorary Chairperson and was also involved with the area local American Cancer Society support group.

Virginia truly cherished and enjoyed her family, her music, cooking, swimming, and her beloved cats and dog. Her biggest devotion and happiness in life was her husband and family. She loved attending her nine grandchildren's sporting events. She was their biggest fan.

In addition to her husband, Wilford, she is survived by four children, nine grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren, daughter, Deborah A. Gadzicki, her husband, Walter, of Royersford and their daughter, Lauren Boyd and husband, Ryan, and their daughter, Ashlyn, of Lancaster; son, W. Brant Gadzicki of Pottstown and his significant other, Heather Murphy and their daughter, Alayna Gadzicki, of Pottstown; son, David R. App and his significant other Vicki Gephart, of Boyertown, sons, Justin App and wife, Tina, of Schwenksville and their daughter, Lindsey, Joshus App and daughter, Brooke M. App, of Limerick, and Nathan App of Boyertown; Douglas C. App and wife Carol of Kreamer, sons, Christopher App and Michael App; and daughter, Laura J. Aungst and husband Todd of Selinsrove, daughter, Jessica Aungst, and Brandon Aungst of Selinsgrove.

She has courageously battled cancer since 2002. She was in remission from her original cancer. In December 2007, she was diagnosis with a second type of cancer and has endured chemo treatments for the last 13 months until recently becoming ill. Virginia "Ginny" Boyer has touched the lives of everyone who knew of her and loved her. She was an amazing lady who through out this journey always had a positive outlook on life. She has inspired her family and friends to live life each day to the fullest. Her faith continued to show daily. May she rest in peace.

Friends and family may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 400 N. Market St., Selinsgrove, followed by a funeral service at 1, with the Rev. Dietmar Plajer officiating.

Burial will follow in Zion Church Cemetery, Kratzerville.

Memorial contributions may be to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Market Street, Selinsgrove, PA 17870, or American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701, or the Geisinger Oncology Department, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17821.

Funeral arrangements are by the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove. Daily Item .


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  • Created by: Jesus My Savior
  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100490792
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Helen “Ginny” Thrasher Boyer (15 Jun 1929–14 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100490792, citing United Church of Christ Cemetery, Kratzerville, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jesus My Savior (contributor 47465934) .