Harry R. Boyer, 87, WWII vet, knitter, truck driver

By on August 14, 2013

Harry R. Boyer, 87, of Ephrata, went to be with his Lord Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.

He was the husband of Lois M. (Walter) Boyer and son of the late Leroy and Fannie (Border) Boyer.

Harry was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Denver and worked as a knitter, truck driver, and most recently as security at Garden Spot Auto Auction.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served during World War II.

Harry will be missed by his family and many friends.

In addition to his wife, Lois, Harry is survived by two daughters: Anita, wife of Barry Wertz of Reinholds and Gladys Bressler of Newmanstown; two step-daughters: Joanne Rhoad of Lancaster and Genna-Bev Firestone of Lancaster; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Harry was preceded in death by a sister: Betty Bressler, and a brother: Lloyd Boyer, Sr.

Friends will be received Aug. 15 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 3 Denver Rd., Denver, PA 17517. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Keith Sweitzer officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Memory Gardens, East Cocalico Township.

Donations in Harry’s memory may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Missions Fund at the above address.

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