Beth Boots, 56

Boots BethElizabeth A. “Beth” Boots, 56, of Stiefel Ave., Ellwood City (formerly of Tampa, FLorida) passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 4, 2016 at her residence.

Born September 9, 1959 in Ellwood City, she was the daughter of David P. and Lois V. West Peeples of Fombell.

She was married to Barry R. Boots for 38 years when he passed away April 7, 2014.

Beth attended Riverside High School and graduated as a Registered Nurse from Jameson School of Nursing. She was currently employed as a Visiting Nurse for Vitas Hospice in Cranberry. She formerly worked at Heritage Valley – Beaver Hospital, and at a heart clinic in Tampa. She enjoyed working with the elderly. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Zelienople. Beth enjoyed family, gardening, and NASCAR. She lived life to the fullest.

In addition to her parents, David and Lois Peeples, survivors include a daughter, Sandy L Boots of Fort Myers, Florida; sister, Virginia Peeples of San Raphael, CA; two brothers, Mark D. (Robin) Peeples of Albany, GA, Jeffrey C. Peeples of Dameron, MD; father in law, Harry Boots of Ellwood City; grandson, Zachary D. Griffith of Ellwood City; granddaughter, Hayleigh E. Robinson of Saltsburg, PA;

She was preceded in death by her husband and mother in law, Ruth Ann Boots.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday January 8 from 5-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 11 am.

Interment will follow in the Lillyville Church of God Cemetery

Memorial Contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice 2009 MacKenzie Way # 110, Cranberry Twp. PA 16066.

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14 thoughts on “Beth Boots, 56

  1. My deepest sympathy goes out to the family n loved ones of Beth Peeples Boots…I am in total shock at this time. I was able to reconnect with her over the last year. She was a sweet n special friend from high school back in the late 70’s. may she RIP with the love of her life Barry.

  2. Thanks for everything Beth, you took such good care of others and will be sadly missed by our entire family. Rest in peace!

  3. May God be with all her Family in time of sorrow. Remember the happy and Wonderful times with Beth and know now she will be an Angel watching over all of you now.

  4. Prayers to all. Beth was a great nurse and a true example of what is means to “care” about others. I know she truly loved her family and especially her grandchildren. She will be missed by all of her Kindred family.

  5. Beth came into our lives in mid August when she came into our home to be a hospice nurse to my husband. We both fell in love with her immediately. Although we knew her for such a short period of time, it felt like forever. Our sympathies to everyone at Vitas and especially to her immediate family. She was one of a kind.

  6. Beth was a great person and nurse….it was a pleasure to work with her and knowing her….in my prayers and condolences… Rest in peace Beth

  7. Beth you were a wonderful co worker and friend. You will be missed. You had all our backs and always ready to lend a helping hand.

  8. RIP my friend, I will miss our early morning were a wonderful friend and a great nurse and I will miss you !! Fly with angels my friend !

  9. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Recently I lost my dear mother,
    and found great comfort in the words of Jesus at John 11:11-14,
    where death is compared to being asleep, and at John 5:28,29 –
    “All those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.”

  10. Dave, Lois and family, My deepest sympathy on the loss of your daughter Beth. Truly, was a shock to read. So glad to hear she lived near and you had some time with her. Thoughts and prayers going to God for you.

  11. I so enjoyed talking with Beth during “on call shifts”. She loved the patients and loved her job! What an awesome person…. I am blessed to have known her. May she rest in peace and love.

  12. Beth was a very sweet woman, very consistently kind. She always treated me with kindness and I could easily tell how much she loved being a nurse to her patients. My condolences to her family and friends. Beth lived a good life.

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