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James Boyer Jr.


James R. Boyer Jr., 53, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.JamesBoyerJr10-7PJ

James was born on June 26, 1962, in Harrisburg and was the son of Barbara A. Condran Boyer and the late James R. Boyer Sr.

He was a graduate of Middletown Area High School, class of 1980. James enjoyed writing, drawing and reading. He also enjoyed everything Penn State, Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Flyers related. James was a member of American Legion Post 594, Middletown and was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served during peacetime.

In addition to his mother, James is survived by his two sisters Linda M. Barrett of Lower Swatara, and Heather M. Fegley, wife of Eric of Lower Swatara; two nephews Ryan Austin of Harrisburg, and Jacob Barrett of Lower Swatara; and a niece Taylor Barrett of Philadelphia.

A tribute to his life will be held on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. at the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Jerry T. Cowan officiating.

A visitation will be held on Monday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Burial will immediately follow the service at the funeral home in Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

Memorial contributions may be made in James’s name to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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