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Lucy F. Boardman

1946 - 2021
Lucy F. Boardman Obituary

Lucy F. (Loftus) Boardman, 74, of Pottsville, passed away Wednesday afternoon at Tremont Health & Rehabilitation Center, Tremont.

Born Feb. 1, 1946, in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Francis Loftus, who was killed in a mining accident when Lucy was just a few months old and was raised by James Hanlon and her mother, Julia (Hoptak) Hanlon.

She was a graduate of Nativity BVM and a member of the former Mary Queen of Peace.

Lucy was a factory worker at B&J Knitting Mill and Phoenix Blouse.

She enjoyed gathering with friends and family and making people laugh. She was always the life of the party. Lucy loved the pets she had throughout the years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert R. Boardman, who passed in 2000, and to whom she was married 37 years; son, John Boardman, who passed away Sept. 15, 2017.

Lucy is survived by two sons, Robert Boardman, of Pottsville, and Michael, companion of Jacqueline Conway, of Pottsville; daughter-in-law, Stacey Boardman, of Pottsville; grandchildren, Cash, Brooke and Bobby Boardman and Michael Teague; sister, Judy Seaman, of Pottsville; great-grandchildren, a niece, a nephew, great-nieces and -nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. A viewing will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Mount Peace Cemetery, Minersville. The family requests contributions in Lucy's memory be sent to Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA, 18 Wertz Drive, Pine Grove, PA 17963. Lord-Bixler Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com.

Published in Republican & Herald from Jan. 22 to Jan. 23, 2021
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