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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1998
Scope & Content Interview by Matt Boaman of Richard L. Boaman (b. 10/22/1912), son of Charles Sylvester & Bertha Sally Stackel Boaman.

Digital copy available.
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Start time Subject
00:00:00 genealogical information
00:00:21 father's genealogy/bio
00:02:36 mother's genealogy/bio
00:05:28 grandparents
00:08:05 siblings
00:12:49 early home life/chores/games
00:19:12 discipline
00:23:56 illnesses
00:25:04 Holidays
00:26:57 vacations
00:29:48 pets
00:29:57 typical Sunday
00:32:21 school/school rememberances
00:35:03 high school
00:38:03 parental relationship
00:38:43 religion
00:40:56 courtship/marriage/married life
00:43:56 occupations
00:45:14 church involvement
00:47:36 children
00:47:58 children rules/chores
00:52:00 joys/frustrations
00:54:55 on being a grandparent
00:58:41 on being a Senior Citizen
00:59:28 too soon old too late smart
01:01:01 fulfilling activites
01:02:35 problems/frustrations
01:03:21 view on retirement
01:04:13 historical events/natural disasters
01:16:54 favorite President
01:18:55 what was better in the past than the present?
01:21:00 what is better in the present than the past?
01:22:45 most significant achievement
01:24:32 end of audio
Length of Interview 01:24:32
Notes Obituary:
Richard L. Boaman, 92, of Telford, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2005 in the skilled nursing unit of the Lutheran Community at Telford. He and his wife, Elizabeth (Yoder) Boaman, celebrated their 24th wedding anniv ersary in March.

Born in Telford, he was a son of the late Charles S. and Bertha (Stackel) Boaman.

In addition to his wife, he was survived by two sons, Richard L. Boaman and his wife, Lois A., of Telford and Robert A. Boaman and his wife, Patricia, of Perkasie; a daughter, Polly Ann of Virginia; two stepdaughters, Phyllis Proctor and her husband, William, and Shirley Kulp, all of Souderton; a stepson, James Stover and his wife, Paula, of Breckenridge, CO; two grandchildren, Matthew and Alicia Boaman, both of Telford; 15 stepgrandchildren; 16 step-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Grace Gottschalk and Madeline Labe and her husband, Russell, all of Reading. He was preceded in death by his previous wife, Pauline C. (Ruby) Boaman, in August, 1980; and a brother, Leon Boaman, in 1992.

Memorial services were held on Sunday, May 1, 2005 in the chapel of the Lutheran Community at Telford. Interment was in St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery in Telford.
Object ID # 2013.25.119
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes