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Clair & Rosemary Boady

Clair S. Boady, 89 and his wife Rosemary C. Boady, 85 both of Ringtown, Pa,  passed away earlier this month at the Reading Hospital.  Clair passed away on June 3rd and Rosemary on June 12th both as a result of an automobile accident in Berks County, Pa. 

Clair was born on January 6th, 1930 in Reading, Pa to the late Lester and Laura Boady, Rosemary was born on December 13th, 1933 to the late James and Margaret “Ryan” Walsh.  Besides their parents, Rosemary was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Frank, James, and Joseph, and 5 sisters, Margaret Walsh, Anna Navitsky, Dorothy Kramer, Irene Thomas, and Theresa Guers.

Clair was a veteran of the US Army, having served during the Korean Conflict.  He worked as a steel worker for NGK Metals for 46 years and then worked part-time for Rinaldi’s Chevrolet/Chrysler-Jeep.  He was a member of the Harry A. Case American Legion Post 289 in Ringtown, the VFW, the steel workers union, and enjoyed fishing.  Rosemary was a graduate of the former W. Mahanoy Township High School and then was employed by Stoudt Realty in Reading, Pa for many years.

Clair and Rosemary leave behind their son, Bryan Boady of Ringtown.  Clair is also survived by 1 sister, Patricia Ann Boady, Reading.  Rosemary is survived by 1 sister, Jackie Dick, Shenandoah.  Together they also leave several nieces and nephews.

Scripture Services will be held on Monday, July 1st at 10am at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah.  A visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday morning from 8:30am to 11am.  Interment will follow in the Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA at 12:30pm with military and religious services.

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