Sharon Mae Boyce


Sharon Mae Boyce embraced her Lord and Savior Jan. 2, 2022. She is survived by her beloved husband, Rev. Marvin Boyce of Hagerstown, Md.; son, Don and his wife, Elizabeth; granddaughters, Autumn Elena, Eva Marie and Virginia Rose all of Easton, Conn.; siblings, Ray (Joan) Olson, Joyce (Peter) Famighetti, Ryan (Deb) Olson; Aunt Fifi; many cousins, nieces and nephews. Dennis Jerome, her brother, and her parents preceded her in death.

Sharon was born to Orris and Kalma (Thompson) Olson on Sept. 26,1940. She grew up on their farm near Lake Preston, S.D., where she graduated high school. In 1962, she earned a B.A. in Biblical Studies at Central Bible College in Springfield, Mo.

In January, 1974, Sharon married Marvin and joined in his efforts of pastoring in the Washington D.C. area as well as Flushing, N.Y. Together, they served faithfully with their heart and hands, retiring to Hagerstown, Md., in 1998.

She devoted her life to ministry, teaching children, encouraging seniors, serving as pianist, organist, singing and playing accordion. She also worked with the Revival Time ministry and the Rev. C.M. Ward at the Assemblies of God in Springfield, Mo.

She was a member of Virginia Avenue Church of God in Halfway, Md.

The family received friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, Md., on Mon., Jan. 10, 2022.

Funeral services were held at the Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, Md., on Tues., Jan. 11, 2022, with Rev. A. Paul Harne and Rev. Shawn Bushman officiating.

Graveside services were at Rocky Gap Veteran’s Cemetery in Flintstone, Md., on Wed., Jan. 12, 2022.

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