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Dorothy H. Boyd, 89, of New Castle passed away the evening of April 9, 2017, at Clen Moore Place.
Born on March 15, 1928 in Ramey, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ira Theodore and Mamie Albert Henderson. On May 20, 1950, she married her beloved husband, James N. Boyd, and the two of them spent 63 years together until he preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 2013.
Dorothy retired as an operator for Bell Telephone. She was a very active and devoted member of Shenango Presbyterian Church. Dorothy was an avid golfer, who also enjoyed bowling and playing bingo. She always loved following her husband who performed in different bands during their marriage.
Dorothy is survived by her brother, Donald T. Henderson and wife Elvera of New Castle; sister, Marian G. Bridge of Seal Beach, Calif.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Gordon Henderson, and sisters, Louise Dudash, Irene Carson and Betty Lou Ritchie.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road. Services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, officiated by Reverend Amy Na of Shenango Presbyterian Church.
Interment will take place in Castleview Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shenango Presbyterian Church, 3144 Wilmington Road, New Castle, Pa. 16105.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on April 10, 2017
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