Mary Anne Boyne
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90, passed from this life to her eternal reward on May 17, 2014. She was born in Ft. Fairfield, Maine on May 5, 1924. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Leonard D. Young and Catherine Young (nee Smith). She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 62 years, Dr. Philip J. Boyne; two sisters, Eloise Young and Barbara Young Magnuson; and one brother, Leonard D. Young, Jr.
In the Fall of 1941, Mary Anne moved to Houlton, Maine where she met her future husband, Philip Boyne, during their senior year in high school.
Mary Anne attended the University of Maine and Boston University, where she graduated in the Spring of 1946. She and Philip Boyne were married at the historic Trinity Episcopal Church in Copely Square in downtown Boston, in Septmeber of 1946.
Mrs. Boyne and her family moved frequently during the next 20 years, as her husband, Dr. Boyne, spent a career as a dentist and oral surgeon in the U.S. Navy. After Dr. Boyne's retirement from the Navy, Mrs. Boyne and her husband settled in Loma Linda, CA.
Mary Anne was an active member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Redlands, California, serving as discussion leader for Bible Study Fellowship for 9 years. She was also a member of the Altar Guild for many years. Mary Anne was a member of the Redlands Breakfast Club, where she helped to organize charity events. She took great pride in being a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. At home, she was an accomplished pianist and portrait artist.
Mary Anne is survived by a daughter, Kathryn Boyne Kearney of Buford, GA, a son, John P. Boyne and daughter-in-law, Candy Boyne of Freeport, ME.; grandchildren Kevin Kearney of Loganville, GA, Timothy Kearney of Arlington, VA, Jennifer McDonough of Raynham, MA, Sarah Marxhausen of Scarborough, ME and six great-grandchildren: Zachary, Ethan, Madeline, Caiden, Liam and Zoe.
The family is deeply grateful to Jocelyn Gonzales, Zoraida Eleazar and Gladys Flores for their love and devotion to Mrs. Boyne during the last years of her life. The family also thanks the staff at Cambridge Hospice for their support.
Visitation will be held at Montecito Memorial Park Chapel at 3520 E. Washington St., Colton, Ca., on Tuesday, May 20th, from 6 to 8PM. A funeral service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church in Redlands, CA. on immediately followed by a graveside interment at Montecito Memorial Park, Colton, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to a Parkinson's research organization of your choice.
Published in Redlands Daily Facts on May 20, 2014