Sara Mildred Boardman

Sara Mildred Boardman, 97, of Corry, Pa., and formerly of Wrightsville, Pa., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at her daughter’s home surrounded by her loving daughters.

Sara was born on March 28, 1924, in Warren, Pa., the daughter of the late George and Minnie Anderson Boston.

Sara graduated from Warren High School in 1942. She worked for New Process for a few years prior to starting her family.

Sara was an active member of Wrightsville Community Church throughout her life. Sara was an avid reader and a great cook. Her main priority was raising and caring for her family. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Sara is survived by her two daughters: Christine Shaffer of Pleasantville, Pa., and Cynthia (Randy) Troyer of Corry, Pa.; four grandchildren: Holly (Toby) Fielding of Marshall, Va., Brian Shaffer of Pleasantville, Pa., Bethany (Phil) Morris of Corry, Pa., and Andrew Troyer of Corry, Pa.; four great-grandchildren: Sawyer, Allison, Chuck and Ethan.

In addition to her parents, Sara is predeceased by her husband, Donovan Boardman who died in 2008 and whom she married on March 24, 1950; her brother: George “Bud” Boston; her sister: Gloria Brown; and her son-in-law: Gary Shaffer.

Sara’s family suggests memorial contributions be made to Wrightsville Community Church, 81 Boardman St., Pittsfield, PA 16340.

A private graveside service will be in Wrightsville Cemetery, Wrightsville, Pa.