Michael Eugene Boyer, 66

July 23, 2010

DEC. 12, 1943-JULY 20, 2010

JEFFERSON, Md. - Mr. Michael Eugene Boyer, 66, a lifelong resident of Jefferson, died Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was the beloved husband of Marcia Jane "Janey" (Chronister) Boyer for 47 years.

Born Dec. 12, 1943, at Frederick (Md.) City Hospital, he was the son of the late Herschel T. Boyer Sr. and Mary A. (Thrasher) Boyer of Jefferson.

He was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church of Frederick.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Brian E. Boyer and wife, Jody, of Cincinnati, and Mark K. Boyer of Clear Spring; daughters, Laureen M. "Laurie" Boyer of Frederick and Julie M. Humbel and husband, Ron, of Boonsboro; grandchildren, Margaret B. Boyer and Michael J. Boyer, Abigail J. Humbel and Jacob G. Humbel, and Clayton O. Boyer; sister, Mary Louise "Toots" Van Sant and husband, Ed, of San Antonio; stepbrothers, Thomas House and wife, Shirley, Robert House and wife, Judy, and Ronald House and wife, Rose; as well as numerous cousins, brothers- and sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Boyer was preceded in death by brothers William A. Boyer, Herschel T. "Bub" Boyer Jr. and Kenneth Lee Boyer; and stepmother, Mary V. House Boyer.

Funeral services will be Monday, July 26, at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 112 E. Second St., Frederick. Deacon John Manley will officiate. Interment will be in the family plot in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Jefferson.

The family will receive friends Sunday, July 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Keeney and Basford, P.A., Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mike's name to Jefferson Ruritan Club Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 415, Jefferson MD 21755.

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