Dick and Miriam were married for 65 years. He was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey P. Boas in 2008.
While serving during World War II he was on the Destroyer USS Roberts Fleet #749.
Dick's family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Hospice & Community Care at the Mount Joy Inpatient facility, the Pink Team, for the compassionate care provided to Dick. Also, special thanks to the Management staff and Physical Rehab wing of Lancashire Hall for their compassionate care.
Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, Pa 17603