YORK James R. Boyer, Sr., 86, died on Monday, October 8, 2012 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Gladys L. (Smith) Boyer of York. Born in York on July 9, 1926, he was the son of the late Russell and Margaret (Stoner) Boyer. He was a member of Saint James Lutheran Church in West York. He was also a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music. He served in the United States Army during World War II. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Deborah Kunkle and her husband Jack of Red Lion; son, James Boyer, Jr. and his wife Deborah of Wellsville; daughter, Jennifer Mauck and her husband Perry of Dover; daughter, Lisa DeCroes and her husband Gary of York; five grandchildren, John Kunkle, Steve Boyer, Kristian Boyer, Jeremy Mauck and Kelly Neill; three great-grandchildren, Matthew Neill and Andrew and Elizabeth Boyer. A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 12, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 E. Market St., York, with the Rev. Brenda Ferree officiating. A viewing will be held Friday from 10 until 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Saint James Lutheran Church, 25 N. Adams St., York, PA 17404. www.etzweiler.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Oct. 10, 2012