We send our condolences to Brian and Karen Lavery on the passing of Karen’s father, Elroy Boshart. May they find comfort in the Lord at their time of loss.
Mr. Boshart’s obituary follows: Passed away on Friday August 13, 2010 at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener. Elroy was born 88 years ago in Wilmot Township and was the son of the late Noah & Victoria (Wagler) Boshart. Beloved husband of Willetta (Roth) Boshart whom he married October 2, 1943. Dear father of Judy & husband John Stewart, Karen & husband Brian Lavery all of Kitchener, Ken & wife Helen Boshart, Linda & husband Eric Kipfer all of New Hamburg, David & wife Kathy Boshart of Stittsville. Sadly missed by his 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Also missed by sister-in-law Eileen Boshart of Wellesley and brother-in-law Chris Wagler of Baden. Elroy was predeceased by brothers Orlin Boshart, Melvin Boshart, sisters Verna Wagler and Dorothy Boshart. Elroy was a member of Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, New Dundee. Elroy built and founded in 1950, Boshart Electric in New Hamburg. He engineered and removed the New Hamburg High School. He was a member of Gideon’s International and the Christian Business Men’s Association and was remembered as Mr. Fix It by his family and friends. Visitation will take place at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg on Tuesday August 17, 2010 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.. The interment will take place prior to the service on Wednesday August 18, 2010 at 12:30 p.m. at 19th Line Cemetery. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, New Dundee with Pastor Graham Burkhart and Pastor Dennis Bells officiating. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church or the Alzheimer Society.