The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Daily Item Obituaries

April 16, 2013

Helen G. Boardman, 91, Sunbury

SUNBURY — Helen G. Boardman, 91, of 130 S. Front St., our beloved Mimi, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, April 16, 2013, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove, after a courageous six-year battle with cancer.

She was born Feb. 16, 1922, in Sunbury, a daughter of Horace and Leona (Seiler) Shultz. On July 10, 1941, she married Clarence A. Boardman, who preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 1985.

Helen was a 1939 graduate of Sunbury High School.

She was employed as a machine operator at Nite Kraft, Sunbury, Miss Siren, Selinsgrove, and David Knit, Northumberland.

Helen was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Sunbury. She served as a volunteer nurse’s aide at the Sunbury Mary M. Packer Hospital during World War II and continued to volunteer her time and talents to many organizations throughout her life. She was active in the American Legion Auxiliary, where she was a member and past president of Unit 201, Sunbury, as well as past president of the Six-County Council and Chapeau Passe of Salon 180 8 et 40. She was past president of BPOE 267, Ladies Auxiliary, Sunbury, and was a member of the Sunbury Democratic Women and M.D. Rockefeller Auxiliary. Helen was an active member and past treasurer of the Sunbury Senior Center and the Riverfront Tenants Association, where she was a past president.

Helen enjoyed doing volunteer work with many local charities, including the American Lung Association and the American Cancer Society. She was a mentor for special-needs children at Shikellamy High School and could be found for many years helping out at the Sunbury hospital snack bar.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Colleen Boardman, of Northumberland, Robert and Bobbie Boardman, of Sunbury, and Kenneth and Susan Boardman, of Gettysburg; six grandchildren and their spouses, Kimberly and David Ross, of Sunbury, Kara Boardman, of Northumberland, Aaron and Meriam Boardman, of Carrolton, Texas, Debby Grove and fiance Brian Reichley, of Mifflinburg; Jennifer and Jason Deivert, of Northumberland, and John and Heather Boardman, of Mechanicsburg; two stepgrandchildren, Heather Harter and husband Craig, of Northumberland, and Larry Blosky and fiancee Michele Jenkins, of Danville; nine great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren, Casey, Brooke, Mia, Meryn and Kellan Boardman, Corbin Ross, Matthew and Mackenzie Apple, Jillian Deivert and Kendra and Carly Harter; one brother, Horace Shultz Jr., of Sunbury; one sister-in-law, June Rubendall, of Sunbury; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Conrad, of Sunbury, and one brother, Robert I. Shultz, of Teachy, N.C.

Friends will be received from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday in Otterbein United Methodist Church, Fourth and Vine streets, Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 11 with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Gunther officiating.

Burial will be in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

Donations in Helen’s memory may be made to the Special Olympics, P.O. Box 3010, Norristown, PA 19404-3010.

Funeral arrangements are by the David T. Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury. To send condolences, visit www.davidzweierfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Daily Item Obituaries
  • marthawhite.jpg Martha L. White, 78, West Milton

    WEST MILTON — Martha L. White, 78, of High Street, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Milton Health and Rehabilitation Center.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Helen K. Hoffman, 66, Lewisburg

    LEWISBURG — Helen K. Hoffman, 66, of Timberhaven Drive, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

    April 15, 2014

  • Marguarite J. Ruth, 94, Montoursville

    MONTOURSVILLE — Marguarite J. (Johnson) Ruth, 94, of Montoursville, formerly of Milton, died Monday, April 14, 2014, in Valley View Nursing Center, Montoursville where she had resided for many years.

    April 15, 2014

  • Martha J. “Marty” Duncan, 83, Orangeville

    ORANGEVILLE — Martha J. “Marty” Duncan, 83, of Orangeville, formerly of Sunbury, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, in the Orangeville Nursing Home.

    April 15, 2014

  • David Fendt, 52, Stansbury Park, Utah

    STANSBURY PARK, Utah — David Fendt, 52, of Stansbury Park, formerly of Sunbury, Pa., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Gonzales, La.
     

    April 15, 2014

  • Donald L. Gaugler, 77, Colorado Springs, Colo.

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Donald L. Gaugler, 77, of Colorado Springs, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
     

    April 15, 2014

  • June K. Schroeder, 75, Mills

    MILLS — June K. Schroeder, 75, of Mills, formerly of Hebe, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in her home.

    April 14, 2014

  • Eleanor D. Gelnett, 73, Sunbury

    SUNBURY — Eleanor D. Gelnett, 73, of Sunbury, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home.

    April 14, 2014

  • Edward M. Renn, 62, Sunbury

    SUNBURY — Edward M. Renn, 62, of Sunbury, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Mountain View Manor, Coal Township.

    April 14, 2014

  • Margaret K. Sgro, 68, Dauphin

    DAUPHIN — Margaret K. Sgro, 68, of Dauphin, formerly of Mount Carmel, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Manor Care in Chambersburg.

    April 14, 2014

The Daily Marquee
Funeral Arrangements
  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    BERGE, MARTHA J., 66, of Winfield. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church, 332 E. Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Chestnut Hill Cemetery. Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

    CRISSMAN, ARDELLA S., 90, of Shamokin Dam. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday in St. Paul (Leininger’s) Lutheran Church, Mount Pleasant Mills, followed by funeral at 2. George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mount Pleasant Mills.

    LYNCH, CODY L., 20, of Montgomery. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in St. John Lutheran “Brick” Church Cemetery, Montgomery.

    MILLS, HARRY F. JR., 81, of Danville. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday in Visneski Funeral Home, Inc., 10 W. Mahoning St., Danville, followed by celebration of life at 12:30.

    MONTAGUE, RUTH ANN, 82, of Danville. Memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday in Trinity Lutheran Church, 215 E. Market St., Danville. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Danville. Visneski Funeral Home, Danville.

    RENN, EDWARD M., 62, of Sunbury. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today in Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in augusta Baptist Cemetery, Lower augusta Township.

    SCHROEDER, JUNE K., 75, of Mills. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ulysses, and from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in David’s United Church of Christ, 1907 Klingerstown Road, Hebe/Herndon, followed by funeral at 1. Burial in David’s Church Cemetery, Hebe.

    SGRO, MARGARET K., 68, of Dauphin. Visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. today in Zimmerman-Auer Funeral Home, Inc., 4100 Jonestown Road, Harrisburg, followed by funeral at 10. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Mount Carmel.

    SMITH, PAUL, 74, of Pitman. Visitation from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday in Zion Evangelical Congregational Church, Pitman, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in church cemetery. Stephen Rothermal Funeral Home, Klingerstown.

    SONG, ANNA CHANGLAN, 54, of Danville. Visitation from 5 to 6:15 p.m. today in First Baptist Church of Danville, 20 Brookside Drive, Danville, followed by a celebration of life at 6:30. Visneski Funeral Home, Inc., Danville.

     

    April 15, 2014