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ANTHONY "TONY" MYERS, 73, peacefully passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne surrounded by his loving family. Born in Providence, R.I., he was a 1955 graduate of Central Catholic High School. He most currently worked as VP/COO at East Texas Medical Center and served as President of Paramedics Plus, retiring in July of 2011. He joined the Fort Wayne Fire Department in 1962 serving as Fire Chief from 1980 to 1984. Surviving are his wife, Linda Panyard Myers of Huntertown; daughters, Christine (Cliff) Bowers of Angola, Lynn (Kevin) Lee of Fort Wayne, Michele Krakowski of Brownsburg, Ind., and Jil (Ashley Black) Myers of Sarasota, Fla.; stepson, Matthew (Pamela) Jones of Bothell, Wash.; stepdaughter, Carrie (Joshua) Jones Cranfill of Fort Wayne; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by father, Frank Voltas; and mother, Concetta Zundell. Mass of Christian Resurrection is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, with a vigil service at 4 p.m. Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Soup Kitchen or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. To sign the online guestbook, please visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 3, 2012.
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March 1, 2012
Linda, I am so very sorry for your loss. Tony was a good man and you were so lucky to have shared your life with him. My thoughts and prayers are with you. If there is anything I can do, please let me know.
Marga OKeefe
March 3, 2012
Dear Linda and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are thinking and praying for you and your family. Dr. Roy Smith and the entire staff of Smith Dental Care
Smith Dental Care
Dental Office
March 2, 2012
Linda, We will forever have fond memories of your visits and time we spent togther.We will never forget the conversation and laughter we shared. Most importantly we never forget the things Tony did for us . He was truly a wonderful man and he will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless, Mark & Lisa Postma
Mark & Lisa Postma
March 1, 2012
I am so sorry Linda. Tony was a great man. I pray you feel God's peace during this difficult time.
Laura Cox
2nd Cousin
March 2, 2012
You were a great man, father, and husband. Time will ease the pain, but the memory will sustain
Greg LaMay
March 2, 2012
This world will not be the same place with out Tony. It is with much sorrow that I send my love and prayers for all you were lucky enough to know him.
March 1, 2012
Linda & Family I was sorry to hear of Tony's passing I will keep you all in my prayer. God Bless you all ! Vickie Ward Goblirsch
Vickie Ward Goblirsch
March 2, 2012
Linda, Our heartfelt sympathy to you in this time of great sorrow. May God and friends surround you with love and support. Sincerely, Gary & Cathy Gibbons
Cathy & Gary Gibbons
ELW 's Neighbor
March 2, 2012
Tony Myers was a pleasure to work with. He taught all of us a lot about the EMS business. Our hearts and prayers go out to his wife Linda and his family.
Johan Klehs
March 4, 2012
We were neighbors in East Lake Woods until we moved to Tyler, Tx to be near the hospital and doctors. Tony was a very pleasant person, caring, and giving.
Ray and Pat Woolard
March 2, 2012
Tony was a great boss over EMS and will be missed. To the family, Prayers are with you.
Ronnie LaMotte
Worked For Tony @ETMC-EMS
March 9, 2012
Dear Linda, Our sincere sympathy on your loss and God's gain. Mike & Lydia Panyard
Mike Panyard
March 1, 2012
To my little sis Linda, My heart goes out to you. I am so sorry for the loss of your dear husband Tony. I am sending you all my love, thoughts and prayers. May God watch over you and help you through this most difficult time in your life. I wish I could take the pain away. Tony was a great brother-in-law. He will be so missed by so very many. I LOVE YOU !! Your Big Sis, Debbie
Debbie McLaughlin
Tony's Sister-in-Law/Linda's Sis
June 7, 2012
Linda, Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers on the passing of your husband; may precious memories help ease your have a beautiful family, and I'm sure they will be your Strength for each new day. My sympathy goes to you and your loved ones. Take care, and God bless you. Love, Ree
Ree GIbbons
March 5, 2012
I am very sorry to hear of Tony's passing. I enjoyed several years of working with him here at ETMC. He was a great mentor to me and taught me much about how to be a better person and manager. Tony you touched the lives of many people over the years, YOU WILL BE MISSED. Thank you for everything you did for me. You and your family are in my prayers. God Bless You All.
Jim Speier
Co Worker
March 7, 2012
May God Bless You, and comfort You at this time. Your in our thoughts and prayers always. Thank you for everything Mr.Meyers!
Daniel Hoce & Pamela Kuo
March 1, 2012
I am sorry to hear of Tony's passing. He was our GM in Washington State in the early 1990's. God Bless, and condolences to the family.
Melody Westmoreland
Former Employee
March 5, 2012
Dear Aunt Linda, I am so sorry to hear of your loss; he was such a great man and we are all so proud of the wonderful things he accomplished during his lifetime. He touched so many lives in a positive manner and he will forever be remembered in our hearts. My thoughts and prayers continue to be with you. Love, Robbie
Rob Glasper
March 5, 2012
To our very close friend. You will be so very missed. Thanks for terrific memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Robert Otto Schweppe and Chris Schweppe
March 1, 2012
Your family & you are in our prayers & thoughts. When someone you love becomes a memory-The memory becomes a treasure.
Kathy & Herb Hecht
March 2, 2012
We are so sorry to hear about Tony. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and the family. We Texans are so fortunate to have had you and Tony in our community. He will be missed.
John and Jackie de Noyelles
March 5, 2012
Dear Linda and family, So sorry for your loss, very glad you are back in Fort Wayne close to family and friends. Thinking of you all, Love Gloria and Jack
gloria jones
March 2, 2012
Linda, Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. We miss you walking in the neighborhood. Love, Merlin and Beth Eck
Beth and Merlin Eck
March 3, 2012
Linda -- I was sad to read of Tony's death. I know you are hurting and I am praying for you to receive strength to go on without him. I always enjoyed seeing your beautiful face on facebook. Your Tyler Garden Club friend. Annetta Wells Payne
Annetta Wells Payne
March 5, 2012
Aunt Linda, We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with you. We love you! Love, Chris, Jenny, Jacob & Alyssa
Chris and Jenny Vogel
Nephew And Wife
March 5, 2012
We will always remember the wonderful times we shared with you and "Papa Tony" at all the grandsons occasions. We are all richer for having known such a great man as Tony. Our love goes out to you Linda, and the family at this most difficult time. Karen and Dave Sadler
Karen Sadler
"in Laws"
March 14, 2012
Mark and I were deeply saddened to hear of Tony's passing. He was a devoted husband to you and a dear friend to all of us.
We will cherish his memory. We know your sorrows are very great at this time, and our thoughts and prayers are with you.


Sherlyn and Mark Fortlage
Sherlyn Fortlage
March 2, 2012
I met Tony at TRAA in the late 1980's. He ran a tight ship for sure and a model for others to follow. He will be sorely missed! Wishing the family comfort in this time.
David Gelfund
Business Acquaintance.
March 19, 2012
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Myers Family
March 5, 2012
Chris,Lynn, Michelle and Jill, So sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time. Take comfort in all the good memories. Love, The Freiburger Family, Tom, Bethany, and kids.
Bethany Freiburger
March 3, 2012
Chris, Lynn, Michelle and Jil, My deepest sympathies and thoughts are with you at this news. He was a big part of my life for most of my childhood,as were all of you. Praying for you all. With loving thoughts, Paula (Baumgartner) Bradfield
Paula Bradfield
March 3, 2012
Sorry to hear about your Tony's death. I was a boyhood friend of Tony's. We extend our deepest sympathy to the family.

Mike Schlink
Plano, TX
March 3, 2012
Linda and family, so sorry for your loss, glad you are back close to family.
Love, Gloria and Jack
March 3, 2012
I knew Tony in the 60's & 70's. He was a great guy. I am very sorry to read this
Lou Mowan
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