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Boxwood Farm's June Palmer dies

May 04, 2012

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Services for June R. Palmer, 74, who died Wednesday at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center Street, Freehold, NJ. Visiting will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 7 at the funeral home.
June and her husband, Taylor Palmer Jr., resided in Manalapan, NJ, where they owned and operated Boxwood Farm. The 145-acre Boxwood Farm, in the Palmer family for five generations, boards, breeds and preps standardbred racehorses for sale.

Taylor Palmer, honored as a director emeritus in 2008, was a member of the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey's board of directors from 1982 to 2007.

Mrs. Palmer was born in Freehold Township and was a graduate of the Helene Fuld School of Nursing, Trenton, and had been a registered nurse for Dr. Samuel Barr in Englishtown prior to raising her family and working with her husband at Boxwood Farm.

Mrs. Palmer was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Englishtown.

Surviving are her husband, Taylor Palmer Jr.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Taylor "Chuck" and Jennifer Palmer; Scott A. and Linda Palmer, and Lee E. and Darci Palmer; a daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Ted Schulz; a brother, Barney Kohn; and 10 grandchildren, Ashley, Nicole, Haley, Kaitlin, Megan, Erin, Cody, and Zachary Palmer, and Steven and Brian Schulz. A sister, Marie Christina Bosl, died in 2011.

Interment will take place at Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent, following the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to First Presbyterian Church, 50 Main St., Englishtown, NJ 07726, would be appreciated. (SBOANJ) 

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