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Elfriede Margarete Erika (Banzhaf) Boyd

December 7, 1937 ~ October 30, 2020 (age 82)


Elfriede Margarete Erika (Banzhaf) Boyd, age 82, of Farmington, PA

passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.

She was born on December 7, 1937 in Tuebingen, Germany

Daughter of the late Gustav and Lina (Franz) Banzhaf.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers:

Edgar and Herbert Banzhaf

Step-daughter:  Lisa Boyd Spalding

Parents-in-law:  Joseph and Mary Boyd of New Salem, PA

She is survived by her husband of 47 years:  Thomas J. Boyd

Daughter:  Melinda S. Boyd - Virginia Beach, VA

Step-son:  Michael T. Boyd and wife Patricia - Fairfield, CT

Step-grandson:  Henry C. Boyd - Brooklyn, NY

Step-granddaughter:  Melanie Spalding - Woodstock, VA

Step-grandson:  Steven Spalding - Woodstock, VA

Sister-in-law and brother-in-law:  Noralee (Boyd) Manzek and husband Joseph - Bethlehem, PA

Niece:  Brigitte Banzhaf and family - Essen, Germany

Funeral Services are private for the immediate family only.

Interment will take place in The National Cemetery of The Alleghenies.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Dearth Funeral Home of New Salem, PA.

The family asks that donations may be made in Elfriede's memory to The American Red Cross ( or Shriner's Children's Hospital (

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Private Interment

National Cemetery of The Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017

Private Services

Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468


American Red Cross
P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines IA 50340
Tel: 1-800-733-2767

Shriner's Children's Hospital

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