John Timothy Boyer Sr.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 May 2020 at 4:44 pm

John BoyerJohn Timothy Boyer Sr., 73, of Albion, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sat., May 16, 2020. He was born on Nov. 1, 1946 in Albion, a son of the late Milton and Margaret (Tyler) Boyer, and he lived in this area all of his life.

John graduated from Albion High School in 1964. He was a tool maker who retired from General Motors in Rochester in 1999, after 30 years of service. John was a kind and giving person who enjoyed boating, fishing, and the great outdoors. He loved going for car rides and looking for deer. Tinkering around in his garage and fixing things was a pastime he enjoyed. Spending time with his family was his greatest joy. He loved playing with his grandchildren as they grew and attending their sporting and school events. He is dearly treasured and missed.

Besides his parents, John is predeceased by his brother, Kenny; and his brother-in-law, Roy Allen.

John is survived by his wife of 51 years, Rosemary (Kaminski) Boyer of Albion; brother, Milton (Dorothy) Boyer of Albion; sister, June (Boyer) Allen of Albion; and brother-in-law, Richard (Sylvia) Kaminski of Kansas; children, Lisa (Darrin) Ettinger of Albion and John (Zoe) Boyer of Lockport; grandchildren, Nicholas and Jacob Ettinger and Quinn, Reilly and Zara Boyer; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

His graveside service will be at Mount Albion Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans or PAWS.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., Albion. To share a special memory of John, please visit