Mary Lu Boal

Mary Lu Boal, age 81, of Epworth Manor, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 7:33 a.m.
She was born in Tyrone, the daughter of Karl Nevin and Eleanor Cryder Davis. She is survived by two children: Elaine Boal Conrad (John) of Tyrone and Philip D. Boal (Mary Jo) of Spring Mills and a brother Nevin Davis of Williamsville, Va. She was the proud and loving grandmother of Heather, Byron and Tyler Conrad and David and Matthew Boal and four great-grandchildren: Zach, Alise, Morgan and Nathaniel Boal. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
Mary Lu was an active and life-long member of the First Presbyterian Church of Tyrone where she served as a deacon, was a member of the Mariners and was a regular Sunday school attendee. She was a graduate of Tyrone High School class of 1943 and was employed at the Garman Clothing Store, Good’s Farm Implements, Knecht Printing and First Blair County National Bank of Tyrone.
Mary Lu loved nature and had a special fondness for animals. She enjoyed traveling and walks through Reservoir Park. She had a positive attitude and a smile for everyone. Her favorite scripture was Luke 7:12, “Treat others as you want to be treated.”
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church with Reverend Norman E. Huff officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Contributions in her memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 102 W. 13th Street, Tyrone, Pa. 16686 or to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 317 E. Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, Pa. 16602.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Richard H. Searer Funeral Home, Inc.