Carl F. Boggs, 87

JAN. 26, 1925-APRIL 22, 2012

April 22, 2012

Carl Francis Boggs, 87, of Hagerstown, a resident of Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro, Md., died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at the home.

Born Jan. 26, 1925, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late Herman and Rosella Maude Hull Boggs.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsa Boggs, who died Feb. 20, 2003.

He retired from the U.S. Army and also retired as a correctional officer at MCI.

He was a member of American Legion, Post 42.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

He is survived by a son, Dean M. Boggs and wife, Cynthia L., of Williamsport, Md.; two sisters, Doris Lloyd of Glen Burnie, Md., and Mildred Malone of Cumberland.; a brother, Kenneth Boggs of Cumberland; two grandchildren, Christopher M. Boggs and Jennifer M. Sword; and two great-grandchildren, Gage Michael Boggs and Zoey M. Sword.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Pat Sowers.

A Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday, April 26, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 17630 Virginia Ave. The Rev. Christopher Moore will be celebrant. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. Graveside military honors will be provided by Morris Frock American Legion Post 42.

The family will receive friends at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

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