Suzanne E. Boiko

Suzanne E. Boiko, age 69, of Rome, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2021.

She was born July 4, 1951, in Rome, a daughter of the late Evaneta Hofferd Stedman and later raised by her adoptive parents, the late Clayton and Evelyn Hofferd Schafer. She graduated from Rome Free Academy in1970.  Suzanne was formerly married to Harold Hesler.  She later married Charles “Chuck” Boiko, on February 16, 1974; he passed away on April 13, 2004.  She worked in various Rome businesses, including, Rite Aid, Rome Bargain Center, Birnie Bus Service and the Rome Sentinel.

Suzanne was an active person who loved NASCAR, listening to Country music, Elvis Presley and dancing.

Suzanne is survived by a daughter and son in law, Nancy Lynn and Thomas Clance of Alder Creek; a son, Luke C. Boiko of Rome; four brothers and a sister-in-law, Ray Hryckewicz of North Western, Warren Hryckewicz of North Western, John and Gertrude Stedman of Lee Center, and Billy Davis of Holland Patent; grandchildren, Kayla Marie and Dacoda Lynn Clance and Enzo Boiko; family friends, Bonnie Hesler and Vicky Val; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  She was predeceased by a sister Joan Nellenbach; and sisters in law, Ruth Hryckewicz and Beverly Davis. 

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 6:00 PM, at the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the Funeral home, Tuesday from 3 to 6 PM, prior to the funeral service.  Please wear a mask, social distance and adhere to Covid-19 guidelines.

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