2013-01-03 / Obituaries

Evelyn Boyer

December 22, 2012

Evelyn Boyer Evelyn Boyer Evelyn L. Brotzman Repsher Boyer, 85, of 212 Second St., Laceyville, PA passed away on Saturday morning, Dec. 22, 2012 at Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock.

Born April 2, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Jacob D. and Mable Pierson Brotzman in Transue.

She was the wife of Frank J. Repsher to whom she was married for 25 years until his sudden passing on May 10, 1967 and her second husband to whom she was married for 33 years, Charles R. Boyer, who passed away April 22, 2010.

Evelyn worked as a calibrator for Bendix Corporation in South Montrose for 21 years.

She and her husband, Charlie, owned and operated a business in Meshoppen for 15 years, and she worked for Ames in Tunkhannock for 10 years before retiring in 2002.

Evelyn was a member of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church and the UMW of the church. In addition, she was a member of the Rought Hall Unit #510 American Legion Auxiliary in Black Walnut. She was also a member of the Transue Friendship Club.

She is survived by her children: Barbara Culver of Black Walnut, Carol Furman and her husband, Jim of Terrytown and Roger Repsher of Laceyville; 17 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren;

13 greatgreat grandchildren; her sister, Lorraine Repsher of Laceyville, many nieces and nephews, and her special “adopted” daughter, Jeanne DeRemer of Laceyville.

Besides her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by her son, David Gary Repsher; granddaughter, Michele Davis; grandsons, Clarke David Davis and Michael Davis, and son-in-law, David Culver.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church, Rt. 6, Laceyville, with Rev. Dolly Tarreto of the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church and Rev. Thomas Davis of the Braintrim Baptist Church officiating.

Interment followed at the Lacey St. Cemetery in Laceyville.

Family and friends called at the church on Thursday, Dec. 27, from noon until the time of the service.

Arrangements were made through Sheldon Funeral Homes, Main St., Laceyville.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial donations may do so in Evelyn’s name to the Skinners Eddy United Methodist Church, 133 Doolittle Hill Road, Laceyville, PA 18623 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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