Sheila A. (Dyer) Boyd


Sheila A. (Dyer) Boyd, 78, died June 18, 2012. She was the wife of the late Leroy C. Boyd, Jr.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Francis A. and Mary T. (Halloran) Dyer, she resided in Warwick for most of her life. She loved spending time at Sakonnet Beach and watching all her children’s sporting events.

She is survived by her children, Kathleen A. Cesaro, Steven E. Boyd, John J. Boyd, William F. Boyd, Linda M. Jackson, Robert A. Boyd, David R. Boyd and Sheila M. Boyd; and her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Mary F. Sisson.

Her funeral will be held Friday, June 22 at 8:30 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Gregory the Great Church, Cowesett Rd. Burial in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Thursday 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000-Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148, will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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