Betty Jeanne Myers, 88, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY – Betty Jeanne Myers, 88, of S. Washington Street, Carthage, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Samaritan Medical Center.

Born Aug. 31, 1930, in Champion, NY, a daughter of the late Alva and Clara Mae (Patchen) O’Connell, she attended school in Brownville and Felts Mills, NY.

Betty went on to work as a laborer for the former Jefferson County Manufacturing Company in Watertown, NY.

On Dec. 1, 1948, Betty married Albert Eugene Myers at the Asbury Methodist Church in Watertown, NY. Albert passed away March 4, 1998.

She loved to watch game shows and she enjoyed going shopping when she was able to. Betty and Albert were also foster parents for 25 years.

Surviving are her children, Carol (Richard) Beirman, Herrings, NY, Cindy Burke, Carthage, NY, and Stephen Myers, Black River, NY; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Myers, Carthage; 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and a great- great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by her husband, Albert; a son Richard Myers; six sisters, Lucille Oliver, Clarabelle Plank, Pauline Dingman, Natalie Hill, Roberta Rose, Keitha Rose; and two daughters; Debra Sue Myers and Beverly Ann Myers; a brother, Keith O’Connell, twin of Keitha.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Calvary Assembly of God church at 10 Martin Rd, Carthage, NY 13619.

Calling hours will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at the Calvary Assembly of God church in Carthage. A funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor David Frank officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted to Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

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