GRANBY--Myron L. Ingham, 91, of Pleasant Street, died Friday, Nov. 16, at his home with his family by his side.
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Born in Holyoke, he was the son of the late Earl and Gladys (Rust) Ingham and a life long resident of Granby.
He graduated from Stockbridge School of Agriculture in 1941. Myron served in the United States Army Air Corp during World War II.
He was a active member of the Church of Christ Congregational, UCC in Granby, serving on on the Board of Trustees and singing
in the Choir.
Myron ran a Grain and Sawmill Business untill 1954 when he started Ingham Lumber in Granby. In 1959 he started Granby Cash and Carry on Rt. 202 and retired in 1998.
He was a member of the Galaxy Council at Westover Air Force Base, and the Vernon Masonic Lodge, Melha Shriners. In 2002 he was awarded the Granby Lions Club Man of the Year. In Granby Myron was the town assessor, volunteer fireman, constable with the Granby Police Department, and a member of the Chamber of Commerce. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to play golf.
Myron was predeceased by his first wife, Alice (Mahoney) Ingham, and his brother Nelson Ingham. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jeannette (Martin) Ingham; his five children, Lewis M. Ingham of South Hadley, Patricia A. Gelinas and her husband John of Granby, Judith A. Ingham of Montague, William E. Ingham and his wife Nancy of South Hadley and Richard M. Ingham and his wife Judith of Stafford Springs, Conn.; his brother, Norman Ingham; his grandchildren, Benjamin, Rebecca, James, Brianna and Chelsey, and his great grandchildren, Jackson and Amelia.
The funeral for for Myron will be held Wednesday morning 9:30 am in the Ryder Funeral Home, South Hadley, followed by a service in the Church of Christ Congregational, UCC at 10:30 am, and burial in West St. Cemetery both in Granby. Calling hours for Myron will be held on Tuesday from 3 pm till 7pm in the funeral home.
Donations in Myron's name can be made to the Church of Christ Congregational, P.O. Box 177, Granby, Mass. 01033 or Shriners Hospital, 516 Carew St. Springfield, Mass. 01104-2396. Please visit ryderfuneralhome.com for on line condolences.
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Curran-O'Brien Funeral Home
33 Lamb Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Nov. 20, 2012