O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Joyce Boothe

Joyce Boothe, age 82, formerly of Emerald Hills, Salamanca, New York died Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the Lake Shore Health Care Center, Silver Creek, New York.

Born on May 14, 1930 in Salamanca, New York was the daughter of the late Francis & Lena Metzler Yonaka. She was married in Bradford in 1968 to Mr. Myron D. Boothe who predeceased her on October 4, 2001

She was employed at the former Sugar Bowl in Salamanca, New York and McCrory's in Bradford, PA.

Mrs. Boothe was a member of the former Christian Missionary & Alliance Church, Salamanca, New York. She enjoyed gospel music and serving The Lord.

Surviving are: 2 sons, James (Ellen) Neal, Salamanca, New York; Stephen (Christina) Boothe, Silver Creek, New York; 12 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; a sister, Virginia Leaskey, Salamanca, New York,; a brother, Robert Yonaka, Salamanca, New York; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, John Neal , a grandson, James Neal, and a brother, Wayne Yonaka

Private visitation, funeral and committal services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral services are under the direction of the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.

Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery, Salamanca, New York.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com, or posted to facebook.com/onofh.