Cynthia L. "Cindy" Boyer

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MEDIA — Cynthia "Cindy" L. Boyer passed away on Feb. 24, 2014, at the age of 59, after a courageous 5 1/2-year fight against lung cancer.

She was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School, class of 1973. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Penn State University in 1977 and a Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983.

Due to her support of her fellow patients and families, she received the Cancer Survivor of the Year Award, in 2007, from Crozer Chester Medical Center. Her motto was always to have gratitude for our blessings and to encourage others to fight for healing.

This year she was awarded the Penns Wood Chapter of Oncology Nursing Society Presidential Educational Award. It was established and named in her honor for her many years of dedication and support.

Cindy was a member of the Middletown Presbyterian Church in Media.

Cindy was born in Kingston to Dorothy Ann Pickering Boyer and the late Charles Edward Boyer Jr.

She is survived by her mother; brothers, retired U.S. Navy Capt. James C. Boyer, Dr. Charles E. Boyer III; and by her sister, Dorothy A. Boyer Foran; many nieces and nephews; aunts and cousins.

Viewing will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Hugh B. Hughes Funeral Home, Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday which will be followed by burial at the Memorial Shrine Cemetery in Carvertown.

Cindy has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Plaza, Newark, DE 19711.

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Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc.
1044 Wyoming Ave
Forty Fort, PA 18704
(570) 288-9341
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Published in Times Leader from Feb. 25 to Feb. 26, 2014
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