Mary Christina Boice

The Lewiston Teller
Thursday, January 16, 1890


Boice - In this city, Jan. 12, 1890, Mrs. Mary Christina Boice, aged 45 years 5 months and 27 days.

Mrs. Mary Christina Boice, whose death we announce to-day, has been a long time resident of this place, and was always well respected by all who knew her. She married, when quite young, James Hayes, and by him had four children. He died in Portland. She afterwards married the late Judge John Clark who died quite suddenly, mourned by all who knew him. she had considerable property left of? her own earning before she lost her second husband and managed to retain it, and she and him managed to educate her children till the sudden death of Mr. Clark. After his death she continued to train and educate her children for some time till they had grown to be able to become of much aid to her and also comfort. Then she concluded to wed again, her husband being our present Postmaster, Mr. L. B. Boice, who now mourns her departure with the children. She has been in failing health for some months but always been a faithful wife and fond mother through all the viciesitudes? of a varied life. She has now gone to her long home, loved and respected by all who knew her. She was followed to her grave by a large concourse of sincere mourners and friends. She had been an example of patient endurance through all her afflictions and trials, well worthy of imitation by all other wives and mothers. Services were eld at the residence at 1 o'clock, Tuesday, Rev. J. D. McConkey, officiating. She now rests in peace from her toils and sufferings.

The Lewiston Teller
Thursday, January 30, 1890

The family of Mrs. Mary Christine Boice, deceased, herewith tender their heartfelt thanks to the friends and neighbors for kind assistance in the affliction.

Contributed by Bailey

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