Edwin Boger

Edwin J. Boger
Edwin J. Boger passed away peacefully on December 11, 2013 in Lehigh Valley Inpatient Hospice Unit at the age of 81. He was the husband of the late Florence J. (Benton) Boger, and the former husband of Lucile Straub of Santa Ana, CA. Born in Cetronia, he was the son of the late Norman J. Boger and Annie J. (Lorish) Boger. He graduated from Parkland High School in 1951. He joined the U.S. Army Medical Corp in 1952 and served active duty in Korea until 1954. He continued his military career with the U.S. Med. Corps. Reserves and retired as Sgt. Major in 1992. He was an active member of Heidelberg U.C.C., Slatington for many years. Survivors: Daughters, Ann L. wife of Neil Mattis of Phoenix AR, Kay E. wife of Craig Cain of Zachary, LA; son, Eric J. Boger of Santa Ana, CA; step-daughter, Cynthia A. Morrison at home; Companion and Sister-in-law; Shirley A. (Tamerler) Boger; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; also survived by sisters, Evelyn J. wife of the late Franklin Wetzel of Schnecksville, Eleanor J. wife of Ronald Klevenhagen of Slatington. He is predeceased in death by brother, Earl J. Services: Funeral Services Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 12 Noon in Heidelberg U.C.C., 5187 Irvin Road, Slatington, PA 18080. Viewing 10 a.m. to 12 Noon in the church. Interment with military honors will follow in Western Salisbury Cemetery. Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus is handling arrangements. Online condolence may be made to www.schantzfh.com Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Heidelberg U.C.C.

Funeral Home

Schantz Funeral Home, P.C. - Emmaus
250 Main Street  Emmaus, PA 18049

Published in Morning Call on Dec. 14, 2013