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John Peter Boyle

December 1, 1933 ~ September 29, 2017 (age 83)


John Peter Boyle of North Wales, PA died Friday, September 29, 2017 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He was 83.

John was the beloved husband of 58 years to the late Mary Joan Heckman Boyle.

Born in Harwood, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Peter and Beatrice Barnhart Boyle, the father of the late Karen Boyle and was the brother of the late Edward Boyle, Rose Palmer, Katherine Boyle and Regina Connor.

John was a graduate of Lehigh University and the University of Pittsburgh. He had a successful career as a Chemical Engineer for over 20 years with Gulf Oil Corporation and eventually founded his own software company. John enjoyed traveling throughout the world and in his leisure time, he would garden and was very handy repairing various items. John will be truly missed by his family and by all who came to know him.

John is survived by his brother Joseph Boyle, sister Ann Stasi and children, Patricia B. Shoff and her husband Donald H. of Reading, PA, Mary Kathleen Edwards and her husband Douglas F. of Montgomeryville, PA, Joseph P. Boyle of West Chester, PA, Peter J. Boyle and his wife Pamela J.L.S.M.K. of Salem, Oregon and Kaneohe, Hawaii. He was the proud grandfather of John Hekili Boyle, Christopher J. Shoff, Meghan M. Shoff, Daniel J. Graves, Tristan F. Edwards and Emily J. Edwards.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Saturday, October 7th from 11:00am until the start of his service, 1:00pm at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 241 East Butler Avenue (at Sandy Ridge Road) New Britain, PA 18901 and on Monday October 9th from 7:00-9:00pm at Copeland’s 981 Brodhead Rd. Moon Twp, PA 15108, where prayers will be recited on Tuesday at 9:30am followed by his Funeral Mass at 10:00am at St. Margaret Mary Church. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to St. Margaret Mary Church, 1 Parish Place Coraopolis, PA 15108.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Margaret Mary Church
1 Parish Place, Moon Township PA 15108
Tel: 1-412-264-2573

 Service Information

October 9, 2017

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
R.d. Copeland Inc.
981 Brodhead Rd.
Moon Township, PA 15108

Funeral Mass
October 10, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Church
1 Parish Place
Moon Township, PA 15108

October 10, 2017

11:15 AM
Resurrection Cemetery
100 Resurrection Rd.
Moon Township, PA 15108

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