Paul H. Boiardi

MILTON — Paul H. Boiardi, 89, of Milton passed away on Monday, January 16, 2023, at his home.

Born in Cleveland, OH, on August 29, 1933, he was the son of the late Mario and Anna (Ferrari) Boiardi. He was married to the former Marilyn Berryman. Together they celebrated 67 years of marriage.

Paul was a 1952 graduate of Milton High School. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards and visiting with friends and family. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milton where he spent time helping with the church dinners.

Paul was a Little League coach for many years, and he was a volunteer physical education teacher at Saint Joseph School in the 1970s. Most recently, Paul was the inspiration to create Chef’s Place-the kitchen and dining room refurbished, with the goal of instructing students who were interested in the culinary arts. The walls are adorned with photos of the history of Chef Boyardee in Milton. He was honored by the T.I.M.E. organization as “Man of the Year” in 2017 for his work with Chef’s Place. He also worked with the Food and History channels to make documentaries in his previous years. Paul had a tremendous impact on our community.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Paula Boiardi of Williamsport, a grandson Damien Boiardi of Manhattan, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother Joseph Boiardi.

Friends and relatives will be received on Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 10:15 to 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 109 Broadway St., Milton, a funeral mass will follow with Rev. John D. Hoke officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Milton.

The family will provide flowers and ask for memorial contributions to be made to St. Joseph Church, 109 Broadway St., Milton, PA 17847

Arrangements are under the care of the Shaw Funeral Home 400 N. Front St. Milton.

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