Friday, 12 April 2013 00:00
Elizabeth Thomson Boepple, 96, of Peabody, MA and formerly of Carle Place, beloved wife of the late Alfred J. Boepple, died March 28th,at Brooksby Village in Peabody surrounded by her family.
Born in New York City, she was raised in Brooklyn and Queens, graduating from Richmond Hills High School at the age of 15 before going on to attend secretarial school. Elizabeth worked at the Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn and later at Macy’s department store in Roosevelt Field where she served as a retail manager and trainer.
Elizabeth and Al married following his discharge from the Army and moved to Carle Place in 1953 to raise their young family. Elizabeth lived there until 2007 when she moved to Brooksby Village. An avid reader of history and mystery novels, Elizabeth also had a true love of music; she was a long time member of the choir at the Westbury Methodist Church.
Elizabeth is survived by her two sons, John Thomson Boepple and his wife Colleen of Wilton, CT and Paul Alfred Boepple and his wife Wendy of Topsfield, MA. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by her eight grandchildren: Justin, Heather, Andrew, and Benjamin are Paul and Wendy’s children; Brendan, Ryan, Courtney, and Megan are the children of John and Colleen.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Elizabeth’s memory to the Special Olympics of Massachusetts, The Yawkey Sports Training Center, 512 Forest Street, Marlborough, MA 01752; www.specialolympicsma.org. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com