BEDFORD, Pa. — Grace Jeanae Bolyard, treasured daughter of Jeremy M. and Lori B. (Mills) Bolyard, Bedford, was born on Aug. 24, 2013 at Magee Hospital. She received her angel wings shortly after due to the complications stemming from her Type 2 Osteogenesis Imperfecta diagnosis.
Grace is survived and deeply loved not only by her parents but also a big brother, Ayden Bolyard; paternal grandparents, Jerry M. and Nora J. Bolyard, Clearville, Pa.; paternal great-grandparents, Gladys Mullenax, Oldtown and Millard Bolyard, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; aunts and uncles, Tresa (Mills) and Vince Clark, Julie (Mills) and Dave Stanton, Josh Bolyard; and cousins, Kayla, Kassidy and Kody Clark, Isaac, Caleb and Abigail Stanton.
She was greeted in Heaven by maternal grandparents, J. Bernard and Doris Jean Mills.
Grace will always remain in the hearts of so many. She will forever be loved and greatly missed. “Each new life, no matter how brief, changes the world”.
Private services will be held with burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Grace Jeanae Bolyard to the Lucas Foundation, 140 Oak St., Windber, PA 15963 or the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, P.O. Box 824061, Philadelphia, PA 19182-4061 (www.oif.org).
Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home, 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com.