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March 4, 2023
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Rita Boylan, 79, former Locustdale resident, passed away March 4, 2023, at the Mountain View Nursing Center, Coal Township. Born in the former Ashland State General Hospital, Fountain Springs, she was the daughter of William and Rita Schneider Boylan. She was a graduate of Hatboro-Horsham High School, class of 1961, and the McCann School of Business, Mahanoy City, class of 1984, earning an Associate Degree in Business. After graduation, Rita worked as a teller at area banks, and lastly as a postmistress at the Locustdale Post Office until her retirement. Rita was of the Catholic faith. Preceding her in death was a brother, William J. Boylan, passing in 2021.
Daughter: Cheryl wife of Jonathan Montigny, Pasadena, Maryland
Grandchildren: Nathan and Isabelle Montigny, Kayla and Paul Maurer
Great Grandson: Chase Herring
Nieces and Nephews: Laura (Boylan) wife of Bruce Hollingshead, Karen (Boylan) wife of David Dizney
Great Nieces and Nephews: Sarah, Brendan, Kaitlin, and Jacqueline Dizney
Beloved Cousin: John Hogan
Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Memorial Funeral Service, April 22, 2023, at 1:30 PM, in the Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, 1323 Centre St., Ashland. Rev. Giuseppe Esposito, pastor of St. Charles Borroemeo Catholic Parish, will conduct a prayer service. Visitation will begin at 12 Noon until service. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX., 75284. Visit www.Fritzfuneralhome.com. The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of funeral arrangements.