A memorial gathering for June M. Boyajian, 77, Lawrence, KS, will be held from 4 -6 pm. Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. She died January 1, 2011 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
She was born on December 22, 1933 in St. Johnsbury, VT, the daughter of Alan and Lea Byrd Woodworth.
June graduated from high school at Lyndon Institute in Vermont and later the Peter Bent Brigham School of Nursing and Boston University, in Massachusetts.
She worked for 25 years as a Registered Nurse at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was called to help people both personally and professionally. She served countless hours of service to the Lawrence community. She volunteered for Lawrence Memorial Hospital, the Lawrence Public Library, Meals on Wheels, Lawrence Public Schools, and the American Red Cross. In 2010, she received the Citizen Review Board’s Honorable Jean F. Shepherd Volunteer of the Year Award.
June was a member of the 20th Century Club in Lawrence.
She wed Howard Boyajian on June 27, 1959 in Lyndonville, VT. They moved to Lawrence in 1966 from Ohio. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include: their daughter, Julie Lind (Rick), Overland Park; their son, Mark Boyajian (Pamela), Charlotte, NC; sister, Joy Cummings, Essex Junction, VT; six grandchildren: Laura, Christopher, Patricia, Melissa, Michael, and Andrew.
The family suggests memorial contributions to The Friends of Lawrence Public Library, sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
For those unable to meet with the family, the register book will be available from noon Monday until 9 p.m. Tuesday evening for your signature.