Lyda M. Boyer
MANSFIELD: Lyda M. Boyer, 95, of Mansfield passed away February 7, 2014 at MedCentral Health System.
Lyda was born July 4, 1918 in Lexington, Kentucky to Daniel and Celia Hughes Taylor. She worked at Karick Flowers and volunteered for the Board of Election for many years. Lyda enjoyed gardening and going to fairs. While she lived in Kentucky she was proud to say she rode "Man 'O War".
Survivors include her children, Patrick (Judith) Boyer of Mansfield, Timothy (Nora) Boyer of FL, Mary Boyer of Mansfield, Michael Boyer of Mansfield, Daniel Boyer of Mansfield; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Grace McCullough of AZ; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; uncle, Curtley Hughes; daughter-in-law, Elenna Boyer.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00am Friday at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Friends may visit at the church from 9:00-10:00 am that day. Burial will follow at Mansfield Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Msgr. Dunn Foundation for Education.
Herlihy-Chambers Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published in the News Journal on Feb. 12, 2014