James S. Boyer


James S. "Jim" Boyer, 63, of Selinsgrove, entered into rest on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

On Nov. 5, 1977, he married the former Carol L. Kreitzer, who survives. The couple were married for 41 years at the time of his passing.

James was born on Jan. 13, 1956, in Sunbury. He was the son of Betty I. (Boyer) Boyer, of Northumberland, and the late Robert J. Boyer.

Jim retired from Northway Industries, Middleburg and was previously employed at Furman Foods, Northumberland.

He was a 1974 graduate of Shikellamy High School.

Jim was a car enthusiast, Pittsburgh Steeler fan, and was known for helping anyone in need.

In addition to his wife and mother, Jim is survived by a sister, Juanita Boyer of Northumberland; a brother and sister-in-law, Jeff and Maria Boyer of Elysburg; two brothers-in-law and their spouses, Robert and Freda Kreitzer of Selinsgrove and Larry and Cathy Kreitzer of Port Trevorton; three sisters-in-law and their spouses, Nancy and Chris Klock of Bloomsburg, Bonnie Shetter, and Florence and Mike Schrey, all of Selinsgrove; his mother-in-law, Faye Kreitzer of Selinsgrove; an uncle, Ralph Boyer of Tamaqua; an aunt, Lydia Boyer of Sunbury, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jim was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Raymond Kreitzer.

There will be no viewing. A private memorial service will be held at the George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Jim to the Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc., 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.
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Dave Naugle
Sep 11, 2019
From one member of the "Black Hat Crew" at Furman's to another, in memory of the good times...leave a light on for the rest of us, Jim...RIP...
Jane Moore
Sep 11, 2019
Juanita, sorry for your loss. I know you will miss your brother.
Rose Hubosky
Sep 10, 2019
Carol, I am so sorry to hear of your husbands passing. Just know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless!
Laura DeVito
Sep 09, 2019
Juanita, I am so sorry about the passing of your brother James. It is never easy to say Goodbye, but just remember what a much better place he is in now. May He Rest In Eternal Peace.
Carole Hupp
Sep 09, 2019
Carol, I am so sorry for you loss. My heart goes out to you. My God wrap his arms around you.
Kim Reed
Sep 09, 2019
Carol, my friend, I am so, so sorry to hear about Jim. Whenever I hear the word Hello, I will always think of him. I am praying for you, lean on God and he will help you get thru this terrible loss.
Eileen Haas
Sep 09, 2019
To Carol and Family, my heart is aching for you in your time of grief and sorrow. May you find comfort in each other and from your friends who care so deeply for you. May the Lord give you strength in your time of need. Please know I'm praying for you and you have my deepest sympathy.
Eric Adams
Sep 09, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of his passing. I worked with him only briefly, but he was always full of good humor and was genuinely a pleasure to talk to and work with.
Sep 08, 2019
A memorial tree was planted in memory of James S. Boyer.  Plant a tree
Josephine Kreitzer
Sep 07, 2019
So sorry for your loss
Mary (Jacoski) Grgurevich and family
Sep 07, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers. We wish you peace.
Betty Ann, Lou Ann, Lindsey
Sep 07, 2019

We are all so saddened to hear of Jim's passing. He was an exceptional person and we are still laughing thinking about memories and telling stories about him! Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
Douglas Stephen Phillips
Sep 07, 2019
I remember Jim when we were classmates at Shikellamy High School. He was a bright and kind soul. Blessings and peace to his family as they grieve his loss.
Dorcas Dailey
Sep 06, 2019
Juanita, so very sorry to read of your brother's passing. May God's Peace be with you during this difficult time.
Sep 06, 2019
May Gods grace an love comfort you all through this time of loss of Jim his passing leaves us sad an heart broken but the memories no one can steal that's what love leaves behind
Kathie Kerstetter
Sep 06, 2019
I am so sorry to read about Jim's passing. I know he was your best friend through this life. May God put his loving arms around you and family.
My prayers are with you.