Jamie M. Boyers, 41 of Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2013 at Chambersburg Hospital after a 12 year courageous battle with cancer.
Born March 21, 1971 in Hanover, she was the daughter of Yvonne M. (Kress) Boyers of Hanover and the late Gary A. Boyers, Sr.
Jamie loved life and was very adventurous in her travels around the world. She served her country proudly for 21 years in the U.S. Army and served in the Iraq War. She retired in October, 2012 earning the rank of Staff Sgt. and was awarded the commendation, good conduct, army achievement, reserve components achievement, national defense service, global war on terrorism service and Iraq Campaign medals. She also was a loving daughter, mother and sister and loved her extended family. She especially enjoyed the time spent with her daughter, Marissa, going on vacations from New York to Florida and taking cruises. Jamie also loved all of her pet dogs.
Other survivors include her daughter Marissa J. Boyers, Fayetteville; a brother, Gary A. Boyers, Jr., Hanover; her maternal grandmother Dorothy Kress, Hanover and many many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A service to celebrate the life of Jamie M. Boyers will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, PA with Rev. Cheryl Filson officiating. A time to share memories with the family and an opportunity to view will be on Tuesday from 12noon until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover where full military honors will be provided by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be; Craig Redding, Troy Kress, Andy Kress, Joseph Kress, Ian Jacobs and Paul Quesenberry.
For those desiring contributions in memory of Jamie may be made to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 300, Frisco, TX 75034 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
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