Niagara Gazette


July 10, 2014

Ruth D. Myers


Ruth D. Myers, of Sanborn, NY, passed away peacefully on July 8, 2014, at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence, Lewiston, NY. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on May 10, 1915, the daughter of Chester and Maude (Subbera) Dean.
Mrs. Myers graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1933. Her first employment was with The Niagara Searchlight Company in Niagara Falls, NY. After her marriage in 1942 and her husband's return from WWII, she became a homemaker and mother. She later went on to work as a bookkeeper in the Food Services Department of the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District, retiring in 1972. Mrs. Myers obtained her real estate license and worked in the Lockport business office of Paul Robshaw Gallery of Homes until 1981. A very special part of her career was to join the Foster Grandparent Program at BOCES in Sanborn, NY, where she loved and helped many children and made many wonderful friends from 1981 to 1993. Mrs. Myers was a member of the Hope United Methodist Church in Pekin.
She was the wife of the late Herbert C. Myers who died in March of 1963. She is survived by four children, Nancy (Dennis) Davidson of Punta Gorda, FL, Robert (Nancy Diegelman) Myers of North Port, FL, Richard (Carol Buerger) Myers of Sanborn, NY, and Roger (Julie Pringle) Myers of Sanborn, NY; eight grandchildren, Brandon and Ryan Davidson, Cortney, Jennifer, Rick, Jason, Jeremy and Kaylie Myers and Ashley Pringle; five great-grandchildren, Shila Myers, Kalie Rae and Joshlyn Zoladz and Mason and Jake Davidson.
The family will be present on Sunday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY, where funeral services will be on Monday at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Matthew Kofahl officiating. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made in her name to the Hope United Methodist Church, PO Box 304, Sanborn, NY 14132. Interment will be at North Ridge Cemetery, Town of Cambria, NY.
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