F.C. Native Betty Boardway Dies at Age 83

Betty Jean Boardway, 83, passed away on May 24, 2015 after a short illness. She was born and raised in Falls Church and was a longtime resident of Willow Grove. She is preceded in death by her mother, Bessie Virginia Shumate, her father, Alton Palmer Shumate and her brother Robert Alton Shumate.

She leaves behind her loving husband of 61 years, Bob, her daughter, Nancy Barton, her son, Jim (Lucy) and her sister Carol Crabbe. She also leaves behind three granddaughters, eight great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, 701 Derstine Ave., Lansdale, Pa. on Friday, May 29. The viewing will be 9 – 10 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. Internment is private.