The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 11, 2014

Patricia A. Boyles

Star Beacon

BRISTOLVILLE — Patricia A. Boyles, age 70, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Hospice House in Poland.

She was born Feb. 19, 1943, in Cleveland, the daughter of the late Edward and Barbara Buzash Niznik.

Patricia was employed by Bristolville Local School System in the dietary department as a baker and cook. She had formerly worked at Kennametal Inc. She was a member of the Bristolville United Methodist Church and its Mary Martha Circle. She taught Sunday School and crafts and was a graduate of Grand Valley High School in Orwell.

Memories of Patricia will be carried on by her mother, Barbara Niznik from Orwell; daughter, Kimberly Sprague from Warren; daughter, Justine (Tim) Dorantich from Newton Falls; son, Mark (Elyce) Almy from Findlay, Ohio; daughter, Cheryl (Kelly) Boyle from Champion; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara (Jim) Morningstar from Brighton, Mich.; brother, Earl (Audrey) Niznik from Orwell; and a sister, Linda (Rick) Fasick from Orwell.

She was united in marriage Feb. 9, 1972 with her husband of 39 years, Robert L. Boyles, who preceded in death May 4, 2012. She is also preceded in death by her father, Edward Niznik; and step-daughter, Jodi L. Boyles.

Mrs. Boyles' life will be celebrated with a Service of Remembrance on Wednesday, Feb. 12th, at 11 a.m., at McFARLAND & SON FUNERAL HOME in Warren. Services will be officiated by the Rev. Shirley Frantz. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the Service.

Her family suggest contributions be made in the form of donations to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, Ohio 44512.

Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland and Son Funeral and Cremation Services Co., 271 N. Park Ave., Warren, Ohio 44481, 330-393-9621. Please visit to view this obituary, send condolences, and order flowers. Obituary and condolences at