Frederick W. Boyce, Sr., 81, of Dundee, Florida, and formerly of Cayuta, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 4, 2018. He was born in Montour Falls, NY on June 6, 1936, the son of the late Leslie and Alice (Tucker) Boyce, and graduated from Odessa-Montour Central School in 1955.
Mr. Boyce was a time study engineer at Emerson Power Transmissions in Ithaca, NY for over 40 years, retiring in 1999. Frederick had a strong belief in God, and was a member of the Cayuta Free Church. He also enjoyed camping, cruises, golfing, and always had the TV on Fox News.
He was predeceased by his son, Frederick Boyce, Jr. in 2012; mother, Alice Tucker in 2005, father, Leslie Boyce, Sr. in 1953, brother, Leslie Boyce, Jr. in 2005, and brother, Charles Boyce in 2012.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Julie (Bovaird) Boyce; four daughters, Cheryl (Brian) Grimes of Odessa, Jamie Sue Smith of Cayuta, Karen Rider of Cayuta, and Trina Shepherd of Horseheads; a sister, Shirley Fraboni of Dundee, FL; a brother, Elwood (Judy) Boyce of Nokesville, VA; eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 12-2 pm at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 pm at the funeral home with Mary Root officiating. A reception will follow at 3:30 pm at Moose Lodge 426, 2096 State Rt. 14, Montour Falls. Burial will be in Montour Cemetery in the spring.