Violet Carrie Boyer, 83, of Watsontown, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Gatehouse, Williamsport.
She was born February 19, 1939 in Snyder County, a daughter of the late Levin Musser and Florence (Zeiber) Musser Zechman. Her first husband of 42 years, Daniel Miller, preceded her in death Dec. 13, 1998. On July 9, 2005 she married Wesley Boyer, who survives. Together they celebrated 17 years of marriage.
Violet attended Milton schools. After earning her GED, she graduated from Empire Beauty School, Sunbury, with a certificate in cosmetology. Violet worked as a laborer most of her life including the former JPM, Lewisburg, the former Zenith Corp., Watsontown and the former Milton Shoe Factory. She retired from McDonald’s, Lewisburg.
Loving her Lord and family, Violet was gentle, kind and with a spirit of servant hood for the Lord. She enjoyed reading her Bible and recording DVD’s of Christian television. She was a founding member of Mt. Deliverance Worship Center, New Columbia and enjoyed working two weeks every summer at the Mt. Deliverance Youth Camp. Violet currently attended New Covenant Assembly of God, Montgomery, with Wesley.
She loved going shopping with her daughters and friends.
Surviving in addition to her husband are five children, Deborah Showers and her husband, Robert, Sr., of Mifflinburg, Bonnie Murphy, of Mifflinburg, Tracy Pfleegor and her husband, Michael, of New Columbia, Tammy Musser, of Mifflinburg and David Miller and his wife, Sandy, of Milton; two stepchildren, Wesley Boyer, Jr. and his wife, Chiney, of Mechanicsburg and Millie Varner and her husband, Daniel, of Montgomery; one sister, Nancy Day and her husband, Donald Sr., of Mifflinburg; one brother, Robert Musser and his wife, Diane, of Milton; 12 grandchildren, Robert Showers, Jr., Justin Showers, Tieah Newman, Michael Frazee, Benjamin Pfleegor, Geoffrey Pfleegor, Melissa Day, Timothy Day, Jeremy Day, David Boyer, Joshua Boyer and Troy Varner; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and first husband, she was predeceased by nine siblings, Arlene, Patricia, George, Cyril “Frank”, Mildred “Dolly”, Irene, Charles, Margaret and Pauline.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 22, at New Covenant Assembly of God, 1270 Pinchtown Rd., Montgomery and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, September 23, at the New Covenant Assembly of God, where the funeral will be held at 11 a.m.
Burial will follow in the Mt. Deliverance Church Cemetery, New Columbia.
The family will provide the flowers and suggests contributions in Violet’s name be made to the Gatehouse and mail to the Susquehanna Health Foundation, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.
The family is being assisted by Grenoble Funeral Home & Crematory, 308 Main St., Watsontown.
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