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James J. P.  "Jim" Boyle, Jr.

Obituary for James J. P. "Jim" Boyle, Jr.

February 11, 2018


James J. P. Boyle, Jr. ("Jim") passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 86 on February 11, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late James and Rose (nee Karoly) Boyle, Sr. Devoted husband of Anny (nee Schwarz). Beloved father of Patrick Boyle and Bryan (Brooke Madonna) Boyle and adored stepfather of Brigitta (Fred) Schaft, Michelle (Lee) Shoener and Bettina (Don) Daly. Extraordinary grandfather to Logan, Mason, Michelle, Eric, Allison, Kelly, Melissa, Elizabeth and Christopher. Loving brother of Catherine Boyle Lojewski (and the late Robert), Gerald Boyle (Sandy), Joseph Boyle (Sharon), and Edward Boyle (Patricia) and his many nieces and nephews.

Jim was a proud Veteran who served his country bravely in the Korean War. A graduate of Temple University, Jim worked for the Delaware Port Authority in Manhattan and was awarded the Man of the Year in 1986 by The Traffic and Transportation Club of Philadelphia. Jim enjoyed painting, traveling and spending time with fellow veterans at the Chalfont VFW Post. Jim loved his family with his whole heart, and they loved him right back. His ability to see the good in any situation and make those around him laugh will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Jim's life on Friday, February 16th at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 200 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19401 from 11-11:45 AM followed by his Service at noon.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Chalfont VFW Post 3258, PO Box 243, Chalfont, PA 18914.

To share a thought or memory of Jim, please visit, 610-277-7000.

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  • Chalfont VFW Post 3258
    PO Box 243
    Chalfont, PA 18914

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Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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