Obituary for Alice J Boyden (Errington)
Alice June Boyden (nee: Errington), 82, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Morristown Medical Center after a long courageous battle with cancer. Until the end, Alice was concerned about and caring for the needs of others before her own.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the funeral service in the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 400 Faitoute Ave., Roselle Park, on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 11am. Please be at the funeral home 10am.
Interment will be private.
Visitation is 4 to 8pm on Wednesday.
Alice was born in Orange, NJ, was raised in Maplewood, NJ and resided in Kenilworth, NJ for the past sixty two years.
Alice worked for the family business, Errington Tool Mfg. Co., as a secretary before leaving to raise her family. In later years, she was employed by Manpower and was named the company’s Secretary of the Year.
Alice was a selfless, devoted mother and friend. She will always be greatly admired and loved by her family and many others whose lives have been touched by her extraordinary kindness, thoughtfulness and generosity.
She volunteered for many years at Union Hospital, Overlook Hospital, Hospice and Kenilworth Historical Society. Alice enjoyed traveling, going out to dinner, flea markets and spending time with her family at the Jersey shore.
Alice was predeceased by her beloved parents, Ralph S. and Frieda A. (nee: Waechter) Errington, and two brothers Raymond George Errington and Ralph William Errington.
Surviving are two devoted children who will cherish her memory, Shirley J. Boyden Maxwell (Robert), George Stephen Boyden (Carol), two adored grandchildren Dawn Melissa Boyden Horling (Blaze) and Jesse Stephen Boyden, and two cherished great-grandchildren, Shane Stephen Horling and Emma Isabel Horling, and many wonderful friends.
Memorial donations may be made, in honor of Alice, to the Kenilworth Historical Society, 567 Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ, 07033 or Kenilworth Veterans Center/VFW Post 2230, 33 South 21st Street, Kenilworth, NJ, 07033.