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.