Obituary: Eunice M. (Miller) Boden



Eunice M. Boden, 84, died Thursday, January 21, 2021, at Providence Place in

Chambersburg after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

She was the wife of The Reverend Douglas Y. Boden, her husband of 62 years. Born October 11, 1936, in Selinsgrove, she was the daughter of the late Roy E. Miller and Carrie (Walter) Miller.

Eunice was a resident of Gettysburg for 62 years and was best known as an educator

in the Gettysburg School District for 34 years. She graduated from Selinsgrove High

School in 1954, and was a graduate of Bloomsburg State Teachers College in 1958.

She received a Master’s Degree in Reading from Shippensburg State College in 1979.

Eunice was a dedicated and supportive pastor’s wife for 40 years and was an active

member of Christ Lutheran Church in Gettysburg. She loved traveling and RVing,

children and dogs, teaching and worshiping. She especially enjoyed her feet in the

sand and walking hand in hand with her husband. Her hobbies included baking,

cooking, gardening, floral design, biking and hiking. She will be fondly remembered by

her family and friends for her gracious hosting of many large gatherings and her

endless love of ice cream.

In addition to her husband she is survived by a daughter, Joy R. Boden and her wife, Janelle of Gettysburg; a son, Todd M. Boden and his wife, Deborah; and a granddaughter, Maylin of Cashtown. She was pre-deceased by a sister and two brothers. A graveside committal service for family will be held at Evergreen

Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Evangelical

Lutheran Church in Gettysburg. The family would like to send special thanks and

gratitude for all of the workers who assisted and cared for Eunice at Providence Place.

Because of COVID-19, a celebration of life service will be announced in the future. The Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg is assisting the family with the arrangements, online tributes and condolences can be made at

This obituary was originally published here.

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