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William G. Boughter

William G. Boughter, age 94, 145 Millville Road, Bloomsburg, died at 1:04 p. m. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where he was a patient for five days. He had been in ill health since July, 2015.

Born in Bloomsburg on October 23, 1922, he was a son of the late William A. and Hazel (Ohl) Boughter. He resided in Bloomsburg  most of his lifetime and was a 1940 graduate of Bloomsburg High School.

Bill was last employed by Caldwell Consistory as a custodian and earlier was employed by the former Magee Carpet Co. for over 30 years.  He participated in the Civilian Conservation Corps during the early 1940's.

He was a long time member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church.

Bill was active in Washington Lodge 265, F & A.M. and served as Worshipful Master and also Caldwell Consistory, where he received the Meritorius Service Award.

Bill served with the US Army during World War II, serving in France and Germany and participating in the Rhineland campaign.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Rebecca "Becky" Powlus on January 5, 2012 and by a sister Clair.

Bill is survived by two sons: Steven G. Boughter, Bloomsburg and Brian W. Boughter, Las Vegas, Nevada; a grandson, Wyatt Boughter, and his wife Lindsey, Pottstown; a granddaughter, Kylie Rae Boughter, Ovaida, Fla.; three sisters: Mildred Blass, Elysburg; Frances "Patsy" Kemp, Bloomsburg;  Vivian, wife of Tony Gayeskie, Camp Hill; a brother, James Boughter, and his wife Gail, Millville, NJ; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a. m. in the Chapel of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 123 N. Market St., Bloomsburg, with his pastor, Rev. Dr. Joel L. Zeiders officiating. Interment with military honors by the combined VFW group will be in Elan Memorial Park, Lime Ridge.

Viewing  on Sunday from 3-5 p. m. at the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg and on Monday from 10 - 11 a. m. in the parlor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church.  Washington Lodge 265 F & AM will conduct Masonic memorial services at 4:30 p. m. Sunday.

 

 

 


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Please accept my condolence on the passing of your Father. I never got a chance to meet him but I sure he was a great man. My heart goes out to you and your family during this time . he will always be with you in your heart .

Hornberger Family Nov 3 2016 12:00 AM

Please accept our sympathy as we reminisce over good times Scouting with Steve and Brian.
Best Regards from brothers Al and Charlie.

Al Miller, Charles Miller Nov 3 2016 12:00 AM

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A MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent on October 30, 2016

My most heartfelt condolences. With love and sympathy, Terri Peters

Expression of Sympathy Oct 30 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Steven and Brian,
Please accept my condolence on the passing of your Father. Your parents, Becky and Bill, were wonderful and kind people. I have many fond memories of our families' times together. May God give you the peace and comfort of knowing the impact they made on many of us.

Sincerely,
Sheila Dove Jones

Sheila Dove Jones Oct 30 2016 12:00 AM

A wonderful man has been called home. We will so miss him. He was a true gentleman in all aspects of life! He joins my beautiful aunt in their heavenly home and know they will watch over us! Their special kindness to my mother will never be forgotten. I know the next raindrops will be the tears of joy from heaven from the three of them!

Debbie Oct 29 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Boughter

Vivian Boughter Gayeskie Oct 29 2016 12:00 AM

I will so Miss my Big Brother, such a gentle sole. Love him with all my heart, may you rest in peace now and be with Becky, the love of your life. Will always love you.

Vivian Boughter Gayeskie Oct 29 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Boughter

Steven Boughter Oct 29 2016 12:00 AM