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Mary K. (Nyc) Guthrie-Boyer

May 12, 1954 ~ February 26, 2018 (age 63)
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Mary K. Guthrie-Boyer (nee Nyc), age 63, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Mary is survived by her loving husband, Craig Boyer; children, Perry, Robert (Heather) Guthrie; step-children, Constance (Tom) Tongue, Rebecca (Nathan) Swarthout, Nicholas Boyer, and Joshua Boyer; grandchildren, Alysha, Lynn and Emalee Guthrie, Michael Burgett, eight step-grandchildren, and 2 step great-grandchildren; and sister, Theresa (John) Frattini. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Preceded in death by her; parents, Edward and Emma (nee Kennedy) Nyc, nephew John E. Frattini, and grandchildren, Zachary and Juliana.

Mary was born in Chicago, IL and a lifelong resident of Joliet. She was a graduate of Joliet East High School, class of 1972. She was a school bus driver for over 35 years. Mary was a big Elvis fan, an avid romance novel reader, a great wife, loving mother and grandmother.

Mary will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s name to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

A celebration of Mary’s life will begin on Friday, March 2, 2018 with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:20 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Mary Magdalene Church for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Obituary and Tribute Wall for Mary K. Guthrie-Boyer at or for information, 815-722-0524.

Arrangements entrusted to Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life.


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