Cynthia Sheldon's Story
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Cynthia Sheldon Boggs-Talotta, 51, passed away at home after losing her battle with cancer on Friday, May 26, 2017.
She was born in Oneonta, the daughter of Marillyn and William C. Boggs of Morris.
Cynthia grew up in Morris, attending and graduating from Morris Central School. She had lived in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, since 1984.
Cindy loved caring for others. Her favorite pastime was creating wonderful meals for her family and friends. She enjoyed gardening and creating a beautiful home.
Cindy's passion in the three years prior to her passing was working at SOS Healthcare, a non-profit organization for autistic young adults. She assisted with job coaching in the greenhouse and managed Making Change Consignment Store to help raise funds for SOS Healthcare. Cindy was an avid reader and could be often found curled up with her kitty, Garcia, and her nose in a book. Earlier in her life, Cindy attended Avant-Garde Cosmotology School and was a talented hairstylist for 35 years at Dunes Hair Design and Allure Salon in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. If you were lucky enough to sit in her chair, you were blessed by her bottomless heart, and she always made you feel special and loved.
Cindy is survived by her parents; a daughter, Victoria Sheldon Talotta (Corey) of Richmond, Virginia and brother, Billy Boggs; and sister, Page Mashburn (Pat), both of Pawleys Island, South Carolina, brother, Teddy Boggs (Sharon) of Durham, North Carolina; nieces, Savannah and Mary Payton Verville; nephew, Benjamin Verville; uncle and aunt, Teddy and Ann Barlow; uncle and aunt, Tina and David Boggs; cousins, Mark Barlow, John Boggs, Kathy Boggs Clancy and Jennifer Boggs Murphy; companion, Kym Shurbutt of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and very special lifelong friends, the John and Pat Matteson family.
She was predeceased by her brother, Peter Murphy; cousin, Christopher Barlow; aunt, Elizabeth Boggs; and grandparents, June and Ted Barlow and Renwick and Doris Boggs.
A funeral service will be held at 5:30 p.m., July 7, at Zion Episcopal Church in Morris, with committal in Hillington Cemetery immediately following the service. A reception will follow at the Zion Episcopal Parish Hall.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name, to The V Foundation for Cancer Research at www.jimmyv.org, or SOS Healthcare, 704 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577 (843-449-0554, or http://scautismhelp.com.
Published on June 20, 2017