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Fay (Johnson) Boardman
July 15, 1931 ~ July 22, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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York, Maine-Fay J. Boardman, 92 passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2023 in Durgin Pines.
She was born July 15, 1931 daughter of the late Herman and Marion (Brackett) Johnson. She was born and raised in York Village and graduated from York High School class of 1948 and later graduated from Bates College in 1952.
Fay married Frederick Boardman of York Beach a High School classmate at the First Parish Church in York on July 16, 1953. They spent over 50 wonderful years together until Fred's passing in 2006.
She taught English at Traip Academy for many years. Fay really enjoyed engaging with her students, while ensuring they knew they were there to learn. Former students often told family members " Fay was their toughest Teacher but their favorite Teacher".
She particularly enjoyed gardening at her home on Cape Neddick road in York, a good book, playing Bridge and being with Fred, family and friends.
She is survived by her four children, Frederick Jr. "Rick" and his wife Liz of Cape Neddick, Frank and his wife Nancy of Naples, FL, Ferris and his wife Donna of York and Paula Severseike and husband Mark of Littleton, CO; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Fay was predeceased by husband Fred, brother Clayton Johnson and sisters Margaret Lucas, Irene Sanborn and Eleanor Andrews.
Fay was a member of the Union Congregational Church of York Beach, Maine.
A private graveside service will be held at the First Parish Cemetery, York, Maine.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Congregational Church.