Alleen “June” Boner

May 05, 1925 ‒ June 14, 2015

Mansfield, Ohio

Alleen “June” Boner, 90, of Mansfield passed away Sunday evening, June 14, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness.

The youngest of ten children, June was the daughter of Melvin and Laura Ellen (Wright) Tolliver, and was born May 5, 1925 in Murray City, Ohio.

During WWII, June began corresponding with John F. Boner, the two began writing letters back and forth.  Upon John’s discharge from the military, John and June were married November 3, 1945 and would have celebrated 70 years of marriage this November.

An excellent seamstress, June made dresses for her daughters and special handmade outfits for her newborn grandchildren.  She crocheted afghans, her family’s favorite was a wall hanging of The Last Supper.  June would spend hours tending to her flowerbeds.  She enjoyed reading mystery novels, and solving word searches.

June was a life member of the Mansfield VFW Post #3494 Auxiliary.  Later in life, June worked for D&M Plastics.

She is survived by her husband John F. Boner of Mansfield; daughters Patty J. (Roger) Sqrow of Mansfield, Ruth E. Bonner of Galion, Laura E. Boner of Mansfield, and adopted daughter Cheryl LeMaster of Mansfield; grandchildren Melissa (Jerry) Wechter, Shannon Fogle (Traci Grimes), Derrick (Tina) Sqrow; seven great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and her two favorite cats Boots and Rusty.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her son Melvin J. Boner; four brothers and five sisters.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 5 -7 p.m. in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where calling hours will continue Thursday from 11 a.m. – 12 noon.  Funeral services will be Thursday at 12 noon with Pastor Andy Vallance officiating.  Burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to Hospice of North Central Ohio or the Richland County Humane Society may be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • To Patty and Ruth and families:

    I am so sorry to read of your mother’s passing. I understand what you are going through as I just lost my mother last year and it is not easy. Try to lean on the support and love of family and friends to help you through this difficult time. Take care.

    Sandy West Anschutz

  • To Laura and Cheryl and family:

    I am so sorry for your lost. I know it will be hard on everyone. Will say a prayer for peace for the family.

    Sherry Stone

  • Dear Laura and family-we were so saddened to hear of the loss of your Mom-remembering so many stories about her and your Dad..She was a feisty lady and I know she will be missed so much by all of you. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers as you go thru, what I know for sure, is such a rough time for you all.

  • Patty,
    We send our condolences for the loss of your mom.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Pete and Judy Bogner

  • I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS-AS YOU KNOW I LOST MY DAD OVER MEMORIAL DAY-I AM FEELING YOUR PAIN AND PRAYERS ARE OUT THERE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY-THE ANGELS HAVE ANOTHER WONDERFUL PERSON-I AM SURE THEY KNOW THAT – LET ME KNOW IF I CAN DO ANYTHING FOR YOU

    ANNIE AND DALE HERSHEY