Stewart Boerner

Obituary of Stewart Boerner

Stewart B. "Stew" Boerner, Jr., age 94, a resident of Hatboro, PA, died on October 29, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Doris (McFarland) Boerner.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, David Boerner and Lynda Koopman; and by three grandsons, Evan, Travis, and Aaron. He is also survived by his brother, Edwin Boerner of Roslyn, PA.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Stew served his country as a Flight Officer in the Air Force during World War II. Returning home after the war, he graduated from Lehigh University in 1950 with a degree in Engineering. He then went on to become a Metallurgical Engineer, retiring in 1985 from SPS (Standard Pressed Steel) in Jenkintown.

Stew was a longtime member of the Abington Presbyterian Church, where he took part in Bible study. He also enjoyed traveling, camping, sailing woodworking, exercising, model building, and eating.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, November 2, 2017, Helweg & Rowland Funeral Home, 1059 Old York Road, Abington, where friends will be received from 2:00 P.M. until the time of the service. Interment in Whitemarsh Memorial Park will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001