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Thomas L. Boyle, 83,





Mr. Thomas L. Boyle, 83, of 799 Place Rd., Meshoppen, PA, passed away at his home in South Auburn, Auburn Twp., Susquehanna Co., on Saturday evening, March 19, 2011. He was born in New York City, NY on April 22, 1928, the son of the late John and Sara Boyle. Growing up in Metuchen, NJ, Mr. Boyle was a graduate of the Metuchen High School.

During the end of World War II, he served his country with the U.S. Navy, aboard the USS Braine, receiving the World War II Victory Medal, the Navy Occupation Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. For over 33 years, he was employed with Delco Remy as an assemblyman in their battery division, retiring many years ago.

While in the Susquehanna County area, after his retirement, he was a member of St. Bonaventure's Roman Catholic Church in Auburn, and he was also a member of the Rought Hall Post #510 American Legion in Black Walnut.

Surviving are his two sons, William Edward Boyle of South Auburn and Thomas, Jr. and his wife, Mary Ellen Boyle of Sazlit, NJ; three daughters, Joan and her husband, Jeff Isaacs of Howell Twp., NJ, Tamy Sutton of Catskill, NY and Lisa and her husband, Anthony Quaglieri of Matawan, NJ; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a sister, Marguerite Freeman of Pennsylvania, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joachim's Roman Catholic Church in Meshoppen, with Fr. Joseph Manarchuck officiating. Interment will be in St. Bonaventure's Cemetery in Auburn.

Family and friends may call at the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Meshoppen, on Thursday, March 24, from 2 to 4 p.m.

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