Rose Ann Boyer, RN, of the Hudson section of Plains Township, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital following an illness.
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Rose Ann was born in Camden, N.J. She was a daughter to the late Gustave and Lottie Borodziuk Boyer. Her family moved to the Wyoming Valley when she was a little girl.
Rose Ann attended Plains Township schools and was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, Class of 1962. Rose continued her education at Luzerne County Community College for nursing, and later at Misericordia University where she received her degree and became a registered nurse.
She was then employed by Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, as a patient's case manager until her retirement.
Rose was a past member of St. Joseph Church, Hudson, until the church's closure. She was a current member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert, in 1958, and Gustave, in 1988.
Rose is survived by her nephews, Robert Boyer, Wyoming; and Sean Boyer and his wife, Kathy, Smyrna, Ga.; sister-in-law, Teresa Boyer, Wyoming; aunt, Sophie Price and husband, Dallas, Belle Vernon; aunt, Bernadine Burgo and husband, Mike, Woodlynne, N.J.: aunt, Jane Brodzik, Pennsauken, N.J.; aunt, Leona Nestorak, Lakewood, N.J.; and cousins, Susan Such, Diane Coccio, Deborah Moran, Bob Piekarski, Kenneth Price, Ronnie Price, Jim Brodzik and Joseph Brodzik.
A celebration of life will be held at Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains Township, at 10 a.m. Saturday. Friends and family are asked to meet at the church. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, Rose Ann wished for memorial donations to go to St. Joseph Center, 2010 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509.
Arrangements are in the care of Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., Plains Township. To send condolences or for directions, visit yanaitisfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 7, 2013