Beatrice M. Burley Boyd, 94, formerly of Mountville, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Masonic Village. She was the wife of the late Norman A. Boyd, who passed away in 2005. She was born in Manchester, England, daughter of the late Arthur F. and Ella Hewitt Burley. She worked as a bank receptionist in Worcester, MA for 20 years before her retirement in 1987. Beatrice served in the Women’s Royal Air Force during WWII (1942-1945). She was a member of Church of the Apostles, United Church of Christ. And enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking, needle work and spending time with her family.
She is survived by one daughter: Christine B. (Norman) Fortier, Lancaster. One son: Andrew (Martha) Boyd, Shrewsbury, MA. Four grandchildren: Jamie A. Fortier, Jillian L. Stauffer, Victoria A. McCarthy, and Simon Boyd. Seven great-grandchildren: Gabrielle Fortier, Marc Fortier, Juliette Boyd, Naomi Boyd, Andrew Boyd, Lucille McCarthy, and Brady Stauffer.
A Private Service will be held for the family. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.