Violet I. Boyles

ANCRAMDALE — Violet I. Boyles, 80, died April 27, 2011, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. On May 15, 1949, in Pine Plains, she married Clifford “Red” Boyles Sr. He survives her at home.

She was born in Ancram, N.Y., on Aug. 12, 1930, the daughter of the late Bertha (Kepler) and Milton Miller.

Mrs. Boyles was a seamstress at the dress factory in Pine Plains.
She was a member of the Ancramdale First Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her loving husband, survivors include a son, Clifford and his wife, Helen Boyles Jr. of North East; a daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” and her husband, Lawrence “Larry” Hoage, of Lakeville; two grandchildren, Russell Hoage and Samantha Boyles; and a great-granddaughter, Kirstyn Hoage.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Marion Boyles and Margaret “Jimmie” Sherman; and a brother, Melvin Miller.

Graveside services were held May 1 at the Evergreen Cemetery in Pine Plains, the Rev. Leif Erickson officiating.
A reception was held at the Ancram firehouse.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Ancram Fire Co., PO Box 8, Ancram, NY 12502.

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