Annetta Marie Rickard Boyer

Annetta Marie Rickard Boyer, 97, of Toms Brook, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Consulate Health Care of Woodstock.  The funeral service will be held Monday, February 9 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ at Harrisville (west of Toms Brook).  Pastor Joe Fleming will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Boyer was born January 7, 1918 in Toms Brook, daughter of the late Hubert George Rickard and Mertie Bowman Rickard.  She was a 1939 graduate of Toms Brook High School and graduated from James Madison with an Education Degree.  She taught in a one room school in Saumsville and was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brady Charles Boyer; son, Michael Lynn Boyer and two brothers, Marwood Rickard and Leon Rickard.

She is survived by her daughter, Marlyn Hoffman and husband Kenneth of Toms Brook; son, Joel Brady Boyer and wife Joan of Strasburg; four grandchildren, Erik Hoffman, Daniel Hoffman, Martina Hoffman and Rachel Boyer; two great grandsons, Brady Hoffman and Grant Hoffman.

Pallbearers will be Ken Hoffman, Daniel Hoffman, Erik Hoffman, David Rickard, Lyman Rickard and Jeff Jenkins.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 7-8 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.

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3 Condolences to Annetta Marie Rickard Boyer

  1. Gena Boyer Anders says:

    My heart goes out to the whole family as you mourn the loss of Aunt Annetta, who was always an inspiration to those around her. Please know that we are praying for the whole family in the days ahead.

  2. Dallas Boyer says:

    Our families prayers are that Almighty God will comfort each one as you mourn Aunt Annetta’s passing. The solace in knowing that we can look forward to spending much more time getting to know dear ones that life here has not allowed is indeed a blessed hope.

  3. David & Janet Ferguson says:

    We have wonderful memories of Annetta. Her smile and her laughter will always be remembered. She was a lovely woman and her love for God was an inspiration and a strong testimony for us.