Jean Boyle (nee Kiesel), passed away at home with her family by her side on April 5, 2022, at the age of 91. Born in the “Meadows” of Philadelphia, she lived most of her life in Wallingford, PA. Predeceased by her husband, John (Jack) C. Boyle, Jr, who passed in 1995.
Jean was a past member and President of the Garden City Fire House Ladies Auxiliary and worked many years with the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District food service department. She deeply loved her family and in her spare time enjoyed playing Mahjong every Friday night with her long-time friends, going to Creekside Swim Club, spending time with her family in Cape May, NJ, reading, working in her garden and playing Bingo with her dear friend, Betsy Bagley. Jean was known for her spunky spirit, a gift to make you laugh and always having an open-door policy to her home.
Jean is survived by her children, Linda Tucker and her late husband Don Tucker, John C Boyle III (Carol), Sarah Cox (Joseph) and Ward C Boyle (Sharon), whom she resided with. Grandchildren, Nicole Simmons (Jon), Don Tucker, Jr. (Lindsay), Amy Tucker, Brandon Boyle and Jennifer Cox. Her beloved great grandchildren, Don Tucker III, Rhys Tucker and JJ Simmons, and her sister, Alice (Babe) Downey. She is predeceased by her 5 brothers, Buck, Bob, Allan, George and Jake and her 4 sisters, Dot, Betty, Evelyn and Gladys.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 9th at 10:30am at the Carr Funeral Home 935 S. Providence Rd. Wallingford, PA. Friends and family are invited to her viewing from 9-10:30am. Burial will follow in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, Donations in her name can be made to the Garden City Fire Company, 412 Moore Rd. Wallingford, PA 19086.