Theda A. “Dee” Boughter, 97, of Lewisburg, died Friday, November 29, 2019 at Heritage Springs Memory Care, Lewisburg.
Born July 7, 1922 in Catawissa, she was a daughter of the late Luke and Clara (Stewart) Sassaman and was raised by her late uncle, Oscar Stewart. On April 15, 1940 she married George N. Boughter, who preceded her in death September 30, 2011. Together they celebrated 71 years of marriage.
Dee was a 1939 graduate of Watsontown High School. She worked as a secretary for Bucknell University. Dee also worked as a clerk for Brozman’s Department Store and would later retire from Wagner’s Stationary, both in Lewisburg.
She was a member of Brookside Ministries Church, Shamokin Dam.
Earlier in life, Dee was a member of the Milton Chapter #77 Order of the Eastern Star.
In her free time, she enjoyed painting and completing word-find puzzles.
Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, George III and Karin Boughter, of Colorado, Barry and Connie Boughter, of Lewisburg, and Ty and Crystal Boughter, of TX; one daughter, Beverly Hoffman, of West Milton; eight grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, uncle and husband, she was predeceased by one brother, Paul Stewart; two sisters, Dorothy Renn and Dorothy Stein and one son-in-law, Alan Hoffman.
Friends and family will be received from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, December 12 at Brookside Ministries Church, 11 Stetler Ave., Shamokin Dam, where a funeral will be held at 7 p.m. with her minister, Pastor Jerry Helman, officiating.
Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family in Lewisburg Cemetery.
If friends so desire, memorial contributions in Dee’s name may be made to either the American Cancer Society, Lycoming Unit, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701 or Hospice of Evangelical, 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837 or Brookside Ministries Church, 11 Stetler Ave., Shamokin Dam, PA 17876.
The family is being assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis Streets, Lewisburg.
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