Arlene Boyle (nee Becker) of 71-16 67th Place in Glendale was a graduate of Richmond Hill High School in Queens N.Y. Arlene, or Mrs. Boyle as she was called by her scouts, spent many years in Girl Scouting both as a scout herself and a long time Girl Scout leader. She gave endless hours to helping young girls grow in skills, ability and talent and making herself available as an advisor and confidant. She spent many years bringing a large number of young scouts on camping adventures and helping them to earn their scout badges.
Living out her faith in and love for God in Christ Jesus and for all the creation of God, she was involved long term at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Covenant in Ridgewood, N.Y. acting faithfully as a Council member. Choir member. Financial Secretary, and Sunday School student.
Wife of Cornelius Henry Robert Boyle, Jr, she was mother to Dawn Rose and Leslie Lorraine, and grandmother to Stephen Paul and Jason Christopher Suzuki and Ayla Nyriese Wilder. She was Great Grandmother to Gianna and Taylor Suzuki. She knew hardship and prevailed, she knew love and she shared it to the best of her ability. She lived a good and faithful life, giving her honest best. She is much loved and sorely missed. She is predeceased by her grandson Stephen Paul Suzuki, mother Margie Distler, her Father William Becker, and brother William F. Becker.
As per her request, her ashes will be scattered from a ship into the ocean where she will join her mother Matilda Kessler Distler and her brother WW II submariner to the USS Barbel, William Becker. A small group of family and friends will attend the ceremony. In lieu of flowers please donate to the charity of your choosing in her remembrance.