Del V. Booher, 61

Del V. Booher, 61, of County Line Road, New Castle died on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the Hogan residence in New Bedford where he had received loving and compassionate care following his brief illness.

Born September 23, 1951 in New Castle, PA, he was the son of the late Charles Victor Darl Booher and Florence Edna Stephenson Booher of Newton Falls OH.

Del formerly was employed at Mesta Machine, Asplundh, JEEMCO Construction, PennDot and was currently a linesman for Verizon. Del graduated from Shenango High School in 1969. He attended both Slippery Rock University and Youngstown State University. He enjoyed beekeeping, gardening, and photography; and was an avid reader, particularly history. He was active at RAM Karate where he was a longtime participant. He was a Board Member and Certified Firearm Instructor at Pardoe Sportsman’s Association in Mercer. He belonged to the Eintracht German Club in New Castle. His most precious time was spent with his family.

Along with his mother, survivors include his loving companion – Ruth Hogan Renko; and their daughter – Lydia Booher, and her siblings Amy, Richard, and Matthew; 2 sisters – Dian and husband Steve Hughes of New Castle, PA, Pam Shane of Austintown, OH; 3 brothers – Linn Darl and wife Beth Booher of New Castle, PA, Jesse and wife Kattia Booher of Solon, OH, Clifford Darl Booher of Butler, PA;

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday October 15, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 341 Main Street Wampum.

Funeral Services will be held at the Hillcrest Presbyterian Church in Volant on October 16, 2012 at 11:00 am with Pastor Steve Tipton and Mark Bell officiating.

Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, New Castle.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Hillcrest Presbyterian Church.

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6 thoughts on “Del V. Booher, 61

  1. All of my thoughts are with the family. Del was a wonderful and kind man and he is going to be missed tremendously.

    He was always there with a warm smile whenever I saw him.

    Lydia, you were so very blessed to have had the time you did with him, and I pray for strength to help you through this.

    God Bless <3

  2. Del you will be greatly missed!!! I know you are in heaven and when our time comes we will have a wonderful reunion!!! I know you are with us in spirit!!! Love You!!

  3. Dear Lydia (and family)
    I cannot begin to express how very sorry I am at the passing of your Dad. I know how very close you were to him and the pain of losing a parent is unbearable. I know how I felt when I lost my father and I was much, much older than you. Please know how very much I care for you and will do whatever it may be that you need. You have always been such a wonderful young lady and that is a tribute to your upbringing by both your Dad and Mom. Love you much Lydia.
    Mary Ann (Maggie’s gram)

  4. To the Booher Family,

    Our deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one. I have worked with Jesse for many years and was sorry to hear about Del. Thoughts and prayers.

  5. Del you are our angel!! you are alive in the heaven, thoughts and our hearts.
    To all his family: just remember him like he was with his wonderful and pretty smile.
    The bible says that we have the hope that one day we’ll see him again.. Keep this hope in your hearts always!!

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