Jackie Boyce, 78, a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY, passed from this life on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 6:17 a.m. Born on September 1, 1942 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Margaret (nee Malouf) Boyce Langevin and the late Douglas Boyce.
In addition to her parents, Jackie was predeceased by her stepfather, Robert Langevin; sister, Jean Boyce and nephew, Richard James Wright. Jackie is survived by great-nephews, Michael, Nick and Shawn Sanford; a niece, Kristen Howard Sanford (Shawn); great-nieces, Leeah and Jaide Wright and several cousins. Jackie will be sorely missed by her twin sister, Jan Wright Hughes (Ken) and sister, Joan Boyce Dugan and many friends.
Jackie attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1960. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University at Buffalo and her Masters Degree from Buffalo State Teachers College. Jackie was a member of the Town of Niagara Lions Club for about 18 years and also a member of Woman Of the Word (WOW) on Grand Island N.Y. Jackie taught physical education at Kalfas (formally Beech Avenue school), Cleveland Avenue School, and retired from Abate School in 1997. Jackie was a member of Forestview Church of God.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 16th at 11:00 a.m. at Forestview Church of God, 1250 Saunders Settlement Road. Friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Professional arrangements are under the care of the Goodlander family, OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007). Share condolences at GOODLANDERCARES.com
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