Stanwood C. Myers

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Stanwood Cobb Myers, 76, of Surf City, N.J., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster.

Born March 3, 1937, in Boston, Mass., he was the son of the late Robert Cobb Myers and Marion Olive Boutillier. He was the husband of Dorothy Raub Myers, his wife of 57 years, whom he married after meeting in 1953 at the bus stop his senior year of high school. They were married June 23, 1956.

After graduating from Newark College of Engineering, he worked for a time in Trenton, N.J., for The Thermoid Co. and for Ajax Magnathermic Co., but was employed for most of his working career in various engineering and executive capacities for Inductotherm Group of companies in Rancocas, N.J., which included Consarc Corp and Jomar Corp. He retired from Inductotherm in May 1993 and moved to Long Beach Island, N.J., where he enjoyed a life at the Jersey shore.

His activities were ongoing and numerous. He was an Eagle Scout at age 14 and continued to enjoy the outdoors. He enjoyed boating, fishing, crabbing and photography. He was a musician, teaching himself to play the guitar, banjo, ukulele and piano.

He was a descendant of the famous Cobb Twins, Cyrus and Darius Cobb, and was proud of his detailed work in genealogy. He meticulously recorded family history back to 1605.

He was a member of Wright Memorial Presbyterian Church, where he served as treasurer for many years.

He often perused Facebook, enjoying instantly "liking" and commenting on his children's and grandchildren's posts. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. He cherished family dinners.

Surviving are children and spouses Virginia Myers Fossner and husband Nat Fossner, Paul Stanwood Myers and wife Lillian Griggs Myers, and Douglas Cobb Myers and wife Ellen Finnerty Myers; grandchildren Douglas Paul Abraham, Christopher Thomas Abraham, Paul Stanwood Griggs Myers, Lauren Marie Myers, Nicholas Steven Dahl, Joseph Finnerty Dahl, Theresa Anne Myers and Ansleigh Cobb Myers; a brother, Robert Paul Myers and wife Kathleen Nau Myers; a half-sister, Kathy Myers-Pilcher Brennan and husband James Brennan; and nephews and nieces.

He was predeceased by a brother, Stephen Larrabee Myers.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Wright Memorial Presbyterian Church, 330 South Main St., Barnegat Township, N.J. 08005.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Operation Smile, 6435 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA 23509; or Wright Memorial Presbyterian Church, 330 South Main St., Barnegat Township, N.J. 08005.

Arrangements are by Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services in Westminster.

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Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services
254 E Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848 -7575
Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 18, 2013
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