John L. ‘Jack’ Boyer

Feb. 12, 1937 - July 13, 2017

John L. “Jack” Boyer, 80, Tyrone, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona after a brief illness.

He was born in Philips-burg, son of Charles and Hilda (Dick) Boyer. He married Donna Murray in Warriors Mark.

Surviving are his loving wife; a son, Michael and wife, Wendy, of Tyrone; a daughter-in-law, Amy; four grandchildren: Sara, Abigail, Andrew and Adam; a sister, Joane Nelson of Spruce Creek; and a brother, Chester and wife, Coni, of Alexandria.

He was preceded in death by a son, John W., and a brother, Galen.

Jack was a graduate of Juniata Valley High School. He worked many decades in the general contracting business with J.C. Yenter Associates of Tyrone, eventually becoming co-owner of the firm.

Jack loved spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed gardening and fishing for bass and walleye on the Juniata River and Raystown Lake. He coached the Warriors Mark Teener League baseball team in the 70s and 80s.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017, and from 10 to the 11 a.m. funeral service on Monday, July 17, 2017, at Feller Memorial Home, Tyrone, with Pastor Roy Garthwaite officiating. Interment will follow at Burket Cemetery, Warriors Mark.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.