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 Leroy H. “Lee” Boyer

Leroy H. “Lee” Boyer

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Death 19 Sep 2015 (aged 92)
Burial Geistown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Mausoleum B, TD-600
Memorial ID 153736952 · View Source
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BOYER – Leroy H. “Lee,” 92, Richland Township, went to be with the Lord Sept. 19, 2015, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber. Born Aug. 1, 1923, in Accident, Md., son of Albert and Lota (Hostetler) Boyer. Preceded in death by his parents; sons, Doug and Brad; sister, Dorothy Kauffman; and brothers, Lawrence, Orville and A.J. He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Helen R. (Mowery) Boyer, Richland Township; children, Dennis, Orlando, Fla.; Sandy, wife of John Wonderly, Nampa, Idaho; and Craig, married to former Denise Keytack, Johnstown; grandchildren, Bridgette, Brody, Jen, Michael, Julie, Brad Jr., Korey, Kylie and Karlynn; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Arthur (Vivian), Vinco, and David (Nova), McConnellsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. Leroy was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where earned a B.A. degree in business. He was a navigator in the U.S. Army Air Corps (Pathfinder), serving during World War II. Leroy was employed as a salesman at Wrigley Co., and later at Swank Refractories as vice president of sales. He then went to work and retired from Evan Jones Coal Mines. Leroy was a longtime member of Second Brethren Church, Moxham, where he served as a deacon and moderator. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, the Steelers and Pitt football and attending church functions. Leroy loved the Lord and his family. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, the Rev. Benjamin Zylka, officiating. Entombment, Richland Cemetery Mausoleum with military rites conducted by Menoher Post 155 VFW Ritual Team. The family suggests contributions be directed to Second Brethren Church, 177 Bond St., Johnstown, Pa. 15902, in memory of Leroy. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.


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  • Created by: Roger Luther
  • Added: 15 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153736952
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leroy H. “Lee” Boyer (1 Aug 1923–19 Sep 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153736952, citing Richland Cemetery, Geistown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Roger Luther (contributor 48091386) .