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Murphy Funeral Homes

4510 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA

OBITUARY

Barbara Josephine Boryan

February 8, 1934September 25, 2017
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Barbara Josephine Boryan Arlington, Virginia

Barbara “Jimmy” Boryan, of Arlington died Monday September 25, 2017 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Milan “Mickey” Boryan.

Barbara and Mickey moved from Anaconda, Montana to Arlington, VA in 1960 where they raised their family. For 36 years Barbara enjoyed working with the Italian Store family in Lyon Village.

Barbara was born in Anaconda, Montana on February 8, 1934, a daughter of the late Barbara and Frank Ferretti. She was preceded in death by 4 sisters and 3 brothers-in-law. Elva and Jack Friese, Norma and Terry Moran, Joan and John McCarvel, and Mary Anne and surviving spouse Larry “Potts” Sladich.

She is survived by her 8 children, Michael Boryan, George Boryan, Deseree Miller, Gregory Boryan, Jonathan Boryan, Kimberly Gotcher, Barbara Boryan, Mark Boryan, 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family at a memorial gathering at Murphy Funeral Home of Arlington, Virginia, 4510 Wilson, Blvd. on Saturday October 7, 2017 from 4-6. A memorial service at the Fort Meyer Old Post Chapel is to be determined. Inurnment with her beloved husband will follow at the Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude or Hospice of Northern Va.

Services

  • Memorial Gathering

    Saturday, October 7, 2017

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Mary Lou Pozega McDaniel

October 6, 2017

So sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing, she will be missed. So glad I got to see her the last time I was home. I'm Jimmy's cousin and used to baby sit the boy's yrs. ago.

May God hold her safe in the palm of his hand on her journey home. May her loved ones fine peace in the memories held close.

In my thoughts & prayers.

Mary Lou Pozega McDaniel

LC Newman

October 6, 2017

Jon, May the God of comfort give you and your family strength in this your time of need.

Cynthia Boyd

October 3, 2017

Barbara, sending sincere thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time.

Patrick Caple

October 2, 2017

Dearest Barbara, I am so, so sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. God bless you and keep you. Stay strong my friend.

September 30, 2017

May the God of all Comfort, comfort you and your family, in this your time of need.

September 30, 2017

My condolences to the family. May the God of comfort give you strength.

JF

September 30, 2017

I'm very sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold on to. May God continue to comfort your family.

Gwen Rankins

September 29, 2017

Barb, I'm so sorry for your loss! You and your family are in my thoughts.

Reggie Jackson

September 29, 2017

Barb, Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You're in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

Reggie Angel

September 29, 2017

So very sorry for your loss, Barbara and family.

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