Sally J. Boak



Sally J. Boak, 68, former resident of Oswego, New York and more recently of Surfside Beach, South Carolina passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Sally was born and raised in Oswego, New York, the daughter of the late Frank Niziolek and Betty Dempsey. Sally served many people of the community through her decades of service as a licensed practical nurse at Oswego Hospital. Sally loved to travel with her husband.

Sally is survived by her devoted husband of more than 26 years, Jerry T. Boak and her son and daughter-in-law Retired US Army Master Sergeant, Scott and Amanda Boyea of Rolesville, NC; her daughter Erin Boyea of Myrtle Beach, SC; her step daughter and son-in-law Alison Boak and Allan Weinstein and their daughters Elena, Lidia, Ella and Alexandra of Pound Ridge, NY; her step daughter and son-in-law Michelle and Mohamed Shaaban and their son Mazin of Fountain Inn, SC; and her step daughter and son-in-law Melissa and Eleazar (Trey) Vasquez and their sons Quinn and Emmett of Ocoee, FL. She is also survived by three sisters Judy Buske, Jan Clark and her husband Jim, Denise Philips and her husband Chuck and one brother, David Niziolek and his wife Terry, as well as a brother and sister-in-law Jay and Debbie Boak, several siblings, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and her dear Aunt Nancy McClelland.

Private services will be held Friday, June 02, 2017 for family at Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services located at 3558 Old Kings Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

Donations in Sally’s honor may be sent to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Mercy Care, 1414 Physicians Drive, Washington, NC 28401-7335.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1140) is in charge of arrangements.