Raymond Meyers

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Jan. 21, 2013

Raymond Meyers, 100, resident of Tavern Road, Hunlock Creek, passed away at home Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

He was born Dec. 14, 1912, in Drums, a son of the late Ernest and Lottie Young Meyers. Raymond attended the Calvary Bible Chapel and served as deacon. He was self-employed as a timberman and employed in the construction of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Shickshinny Lake.

Surviving are his daughter, Dena R. Gregory, and husband Arthur, Shickshinny Lake; sons Dale R. Meyers and wife Sharon, Ballston, N.Y.; Duane L. Meyers and wife Donna, Hunlock Creek; daughter-in-law, Loretta Meyers, Benton; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sisters Alverna Meyers and Elroe Harding.

Preceding him in death were his wife of 72 years, Mildred Bonham Meyers; son Allan Meyers; grandson Michael L. Meyers; great-grandson Tyler Pearson; brother, Paul Meyers; sister Rachel Schenck.

The family would like to thank Commonwealth Personal Care and caregivers Mollie, Carole and Liz.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Calvary Bible Chapel, Hunlock-Harveyville Road, Hunlock Creek, with the Rev. Neil Martin officiating. Friends may call at the church at 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m. Also, calling hours will be at the Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek, on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m.

Interment will be in Oakdale Cemetery, Hunlock Creek.

Published in Times Leader on Jan. 22, 2013