Paul Achille Boyce, M.D.
February 13, 1939 - June 7, 2014
Husband to and survived by Joyce (Pequignot). Father to Paul (Sara), Michael (Lani Sun), Patrick (Mattie), Timothy (Denise), Molly (Kevin Anderson), Kathleen (Kelly Williams), Margaret (Jon Parmenter), Thomas (Deanna) and Séamus (Erin). "Pépé" (Grandfather) to Sophie, Emily, Aidan, Nicholas, Cordelia, Erin, Bridget, Ingrid, Noah, Danny, Brendan, Claire, Clay, Ryan, Jordan, Benjamin, Lauren, Andrew, Luke, Nathaniel and Lena. Brother to Carolyn (Ray Dress) and Mary (Thomas Schauer). Predeceased by parents, James and Josephine (Feldman) Boyce.
Paul was an alumnus of Cathedral Grade School (Fort Wayne), Central Catholic High School '57 (Fort Wayne, co-valedictorian), John Carroll University (Cleveland) and Indiana University School of Medicine '64. He did his medical internship and residency at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and then served as an US Navy Physician on the USS Sperry, out of San Diego. From 1970-2002, he was an endocrinologist in Indianapolis, specializing in the treatment of diabetes. After retiring from private practice in 2002, he served as a medical expert and consultant in several capacities. He was a fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the Indiana State Medical Association and contributor to the Joslin Diabetes Center.
Paul was dedicated to his Catholic faith and an active member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary parish. He was passionate about many friendships, his profession, the natural world, music, travel, literature, culture, politics, sailing and education. Primarily, however, Paul loved and was devoted to his family.
Paul's calling will be from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel . The funeral mass will take place on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Both the mass and a hospitality reception immediately following the mass will be at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5692 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, IN. Burial will occur in Fort Wayne at 1:00 p.m. in the Catholic Cemetery, 3500 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Burial will be followed by a reception in Fort Wayne. For further information about reception, please call (805) 235-3333.
Donation may be made in Paul's honor to the
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