David Samuel Boyle

March 26, 1941 - September 15, 2010 

David Samuel Boyle

March 26, 1941 - September 15, 2010 

Obituary for David Samuel Boyle

BOYLE, David Samuel
1941- 2010
In tears we saw you sinking
We watched you fade away
Our Hearts were almost broken
You fought so hard to stay
But when we saw you sleeping
So peacefully from pain
We could not wish you back again
To suffer that pain

Born in Portadown, Northern Ireland on March 26, 1941. Passed away September 15, 2010, after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. Predeceased by his father Samuel W. Boyle and survived by his mother Sarah Boyle, son Glenn Collins Boyle and his wife Tracey and grandchildren Meghan and Brandon. Dear brother of Roberta Strickland and her husband Robert. Cherished uncle to Robbie and Ryan Strickland. Survived also by sisters Anne (Norman) Evans and Frances (the late Paul) Barnard, and their children Brian and Colin Evans and Rob and Meghan Barnard. Beloved nephew to Robert and Mary Hamill. A special thank-you to his cherished friend and guardian angel Diane Finley whose love and devotion has meant so much to his family. To Diane Finley’s children, Charlene, Calvyn, and Troy and their families who have been so supportive. And to David’s many friends, too numerous to mention at the Donro trailer park who have been an extended family and supported him throughout the years. A Celebration of David’s Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 26th at the PETERBOROUGH NAVY CLUB, 24 Whitlaw Street (Lansdowne St. at River Road). Visitation 1 hour prior to service. If desired directions to the service, condolences to the family & donations to the Canadian Cancer Society may be made at www.CommunityAlternative.ca or by calling COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME at 705-742-1875

May the road rise to meet you
May the wind always be at your back
May the sun shine warm upon your face
The rains fall soft upon your fields
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the palm of his hand

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