Bernice Estelle Boyd

02/19/1925 - 05/06/2020

Obituary for Bernice Estelle Boyd

Bernice Estelle Boyd, 95, of North East, went to be home with Jesus on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at her residence.
She was born on Feb. 19, 1925, in Ripley, N.Y., a daughter of the late Leslie John and Bernice Olive Loucks Neely.
Bernice was a born again Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church, Ripley, N.Y.
Prior to her retirement, she was a machine operator at the North East Breeze.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Herbert Boyd in 2004.
Bernice is survived by her son, Charles David Boyd and his wife April of North East and three daughters; Elaine R. Botelho of North East, Cathy F. Freligh of Tulsa, Okla., and Norma Jean Riefstahl of North East. She is also survived by several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Bernice’s family would like to express their thanks to the Community Nursing Services of North
East and to LECOM Hospice of Erie.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of the W. Tad Bowers Funeral Home with a private graveside service for the family in North East Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
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