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Valerie (Farmer) Boynton
  • In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Val to Boston Children's Hospital Trust, 401 Park Dr. Boston, MA 02215 would be appreciated.

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“Sandy,My condolences to you & your family. I have fond memories of the playing at the feet of all the Aunts & Uncle Paul at Nona's house in the...Read More »
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“Sending my deepest condolences to the family. I've heard she was a wonderful lady and wish I could have gotten to know her more. May she Rest In...Read More »
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“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 119:76. ”
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“Condolences, she was my crossing guard for Underwood, 1970's...she left a impression.Tony Leary ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Tony Leary

“Sandy, Dan and family...Bob and I are so very sorry to learn of Val's passing. She was a wonderful woman and will be missed by many. Our thoughts...Read More »
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“Sandy, Dan and family; Mary and I were very sorry to hear of your mother's passing, however you should be commended for the help and aid you gave her...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: David Russo - Watertown, MA

“I am deeply sorry for the loss of Valerie. May God's loving kindness bring peace and comfort during this sad and difficult time. Psalms 29...Read More »
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Valerie (Farmer) Boynton of Newton, one of the first matrons appointed to the Newton Police Dept., died on Sept 26, 2017. She was 98
Val was born in Toccoa, GA and had lived in Newton since 1938. She worked as a matron and traffic supervisor, primarily at the Underwood School, for the Newton Police Dept. retiring in 1991 after 42 years of service. She had been a member of the Eliot Church in Newton.
Val was the wife of the late William Reese Boynton, the loving mother of Sandra MacDonald and her husband Dan of Newton and the late James E. Boynton. Loving grandmother of Wayne Walton, William MacDonald and Joseph MacDonald, great grandmother of Tim, Eric, Jessica, Dillon, Danielle, William and Jaime and great great grandmother of Tyler, and sister of Loyce Akers of Vero Beach FL.
Her funeral service will be held on Tues Oct 3 at 10:30 AM in the Eliot Church 474 Centre St Newton Corner. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours in the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home 465 Centre St Newton Corner on Mon 4-7 PM. Interment Newton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Val to Boston Children's Hospital Trust, 401 Park Dr. Boston, MA 02215 would be appreciated.

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