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Elby M. Boring Jr.

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Elby M. Boring Jr. Obituary
GETTYSBURG Elby M. Boring, Jr., 89, passed peacefully on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Transitions Health Care, Gettysburg. He was the loving husband of Julia R. "Becky" (Myers) Boring, his wife of 67 years, who died May 29, 2013. Born August 18, 1923, in Huntingdon, he was a son of the late Elby M., Sr. and Theresa (Moyer) Boring. Elby was employed as a maintenance supervisor with Hoffman Home for Children, Littlestown, then with the Gettysburg Lutheran Home, and later with the Gettysburg Public School District for 15 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member and Past Governor of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #1526 and a member of the Legion of the Moose. He was also a member of the Gettysburg Elks Lodge #1045, where he was a Past Exalted Ruler. Elby is survived by four children, George Boring and his wife, Catherine of Gettysburg, Ronald Boring and his wife, Deb of Gettysburg, Susan Finkboner and her husband, Robert of Richboro, and Alan Boring and his husband, Mark of Norfolk, Va.; seven grandchildren; three step grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sarah Kagarise of Ohio. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Boring; and five siblings, Dorothy Jones, Jane Hughes, John Boring, Joan Boring, and David Boring. A service to celebrate the life of Elby Boring will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Peters Funeral Home, 321 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, with Pastor Jeanette Leisk officiating. A time to share memories with the family and an opportunity to view will be on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Gettysburg. Serving as pallbearers will be Andy Boring, Jordan Boring, Nate Boring, Eric Wall, Ryan Lindblom, and Brandon Crouse. To share memories of Elby M. Boring and view a video tribute, please visit
Published in Evening Sun on July 7, 2013
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