Marie Boyd – HOOKSTOWN (HANOVER TWP.)
Marie Boyd, 99, of Hookstown (Hanover Twp.), died Wednesday afternoon, July 30, 2014, at Friendship Ridge, Brighton Twp.
Born November 5, 1914, in Hookstown, she was the last surviving child born to the late John and Ethel (Nichol) Glenn. A homemaker, she was an avid farmer milking cows until she was 83 years old and loved gardening and mowing her grass until she was 97 years old. She loved baking her sugar cookies for Halloween treats and enjoyed her great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert H. Boyd on Aug. 31 1985; her son, Raymond Dale Boyd, 1970; a brother, Raymond Glenn and a sister, Virginia Halstead.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Wayne L. and MarJeanne Boyd, Hookstown; a daughter-in-law, Doris Bridges, Aliquippa; five grandchildren, Debra (Rich) Bucklen, Donald (Amy) Boyd, Jennifer (Art) Rillo, Jill (John) Bugh, and Aaron (Gail) Boyd and 12 great-grandchildren, Justin Bucklen, Ashlee, Carlee and Emilee Boyd, Jessica, Andrea and Nathan Rillo, Madison, Molly Kate and Will Bugh and Connor and Jackson Boyd.;
Family and friends are welcome to call in the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine Street, Hookstown, PA 15050, Daniel M. McConnell, Owner/Director, Saturday from 4 until 8 p.m. where services will be held Sunday, Aug. 3, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dennis Arnold officiating.
She will be laid to rest beside her late husband, in the Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Georgetown.