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Russell Boyer

October 21, 1935 — February 26, 2023

Russell E. Boyer, 87, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2023 at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born October 21, 1935 in Maryland, he was the son of the late George and Ruth Boyer. Russ served honorably with the US Army. Early in his life he was employed with the Bethlehem Steel Corporation in Baltimore, MD. He went on to work for a number of years at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg and later retired from Ft. Ritchie in Cascade, MD. Russ was an avid sports fan and a diehard fan of the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles. His wife, Marcia Wanda Bard Boyer preceded him in death on September 30, 2022.

He is survived by four sons, Timothy Ray Boyer and wife Michelle Hall of Baltimore, Terry Russell Boyer and wife Sandie of Baltimore, Rusty Lynn Boyer and fiancé Sherry Jones of Waynesboro, and Marshall Edward Boyer and wife Danean of California; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris and Joan.

Private services and interment were held at Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Better Days Animal League, PO Box 57, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

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