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John P. Boland

April 11, 1940 February 11, 2018
John P. Boland
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John Patrick Boland, Sr. “Jack” passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at St. Mary’s Manor, Lansdale, PA. He was 77 years old. Loved father of Debbie (Dennis) New, Pamela (Craig) Link, Kimberley Woods, John Boland, Jr. and Kelly Ann (Stephen) Jeffery. Loving Grumps/Grandpa of Sean (Katy), Ryan, Aidan, Kevin, Liam & Katherine. Brother of George (Joan) Boland. Son of the late Michael & Nellie Boland.
Dad raised five children, with his childhood sweetheart, Joan M. Boland, in Warminster, PA. In later years, Dad moved into Ambler Manor Apartments, Ambler, PA and most recently resided at St. Mary’s Manor in Lansdale.
Dad was born in Long Island, NY. He grew up in N.E. Philadelphia and attended St. Martin de Tours Elementary School. At Mercy Technical School, Dad was trained in carpentry. He was a Partner in Boland Brothers’ Service Station at Oxford and Griscom Aves, Phila, PA for 26 years, before selling the business. Dad also worked as a Maintenance Mechanic at Victoria Manor Senior Home in Chalfont, PA. He retired after years as a Driver for Horsham Clinic.
Dad was a faithful member of New Beginnings Community Church. He volunteered his services as a driver.
Dad loved the outdoors – camping, boating & fishing. He participated with the Boy Scouts of America as a Committee Member and achieved the “Order of the Arrow”. In later years, Dad enjoyed fishing with a friend and watching boaters at Linden Ave. Dad was an avid flea marketer. This interest grew in his retirement.
Dad connected with people wherever he went and created lasting friendships. He loved the beach and warm temperatures. Florida was his oasis.
Dad will be missed by family and friends whose lives he has touched.
Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Service on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11 AM at the Emil J. Ciavarelli Family Funeral Home, 951 E. Butler Pike, Ambler, PA 19002. A visitation will be from 10 AM to 11 AM at the Funeral Home. Pastor David Jacques of New Beginnings Community Church will be officiating.
Following the service relatives and friends are invited to a luncheon. Please feel free to bring a favorite saying, memory or photo of Dad to share.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/shc/donate


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Visitation

Friday

16

Feb

10:00 AM 2/16/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
Ciavarelli - Ambler

951 E. Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

Ciavarelli - Ambler
951 E. Butler Pike Ambler 19002 PA
United States

Service

Friday

16

Feb

11:00 AM 2/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
Ciavarelli - Ambler

951 E. Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002

Ciavarelli - Ambler
951 E. Butler Pike Ambler 19002 PA
United States

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