Shirley E. Boyd

HANOVER Shirley Elizabeth (Brown) Boyd, 77, formerly of ittlestown, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at her home in Hanover. Born April 11, 1935, in Littlestown, she was the daughter of Preston David and Rogenia Bell (Mackley) Brown. She was predeceased by her husband Robert "Flap" Boyd in 2006. She was a graduate of Littlestown High School and went on to work for United Telephone Co and retired after many years from Adams County National Bank, Littlestown. Shirley is survived, by what was her true passion in life, her children, Robert "Chris" Boyd and wife, Debi of Littlestown; James David Boyd and wife, Nancy of Littlestown; Susan Marie Walter and husband, Chris of Toms River, N.J., and Laura Ann Rodriguez and husband, Scott of Brick, N.J.; her grandchildren: Jason Boyd, Aubry Mortimer, Janelle Driver, Chelsea Koziar, Robert and Emily Rodriguez and great-grandchildren: Devin, Caitlyn, Zoey and Quinn and her most recent arrival, Jackson David Boyd, born Jan 21, 2013; three brothers, Charles Brown of Calif.; Karl "Butch" Brown of Ariz., and Daniel Brown of Pa.; two sisters, Joyce Marks of Fla., and Carolyn Sigler of La.; and loving nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Shirley was predeceased by her brother, Terry Brown and sister, Peggy Brown Preis. There will be no Viewing. Memorial Service will be held at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown on Thursday at 11 a.m. with The Rev. Sandra R. Mackie officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Shirley's name may be sent to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 53 W. King St., Littlestown, PA 17340; or VNA Hospice, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331. Online condolences may be shared on

Published in Evening Sun on Jan. 29, 2013