Thomas S. Myers

MAY 5, 1944-SEPT. 9, 2011

September 09, 2011
  • Myers

Thomas S. Myers, age 67, of Miller Road, Chambersburg, Pa., died at 12:05 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, in his home.

Born May 5, 1944, in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert T. and Ethel V. "Sally" (DeLauder) Myers.

Tom was employed at Grove Worldwide of Shady Grove, Pa., Rainsoft of Greencastle, Pa., and last retired from JLG.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, having served as a medic. He and his late father were the first father and son post commanders of the Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319 of Greencastle.

Tom was a 1962 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School. He was a member and past commander of the Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319, and member of the Frank L. Carbaugh American Legion Post 373 of Greencastle. He played basketball in high school, softball in the Grove league, and threw horseshoes for the VFW. He enjoyed animals, watching NFL football, NASCAR races, Penn State football, professional wrestling, and collecting coins.

Surviving family are three daughters, Michele Myers (husband David) Coletta of Chambersburg, Angel (husband Mike) Myers, Mercersburg, Pa., Lacey Appenzellar (husband Ronald) Ziegler, Millersville, Md.; life partner, Linda Hartman, Chambersburg; grandchildren, Jeremy Frey, Brooke Coletta, Ally Coletta, Michael Myers, Holly Barnhart and Amanda Myers; one great-grandson, Benjamin Young; two sisters, Bonnie L. (husband Elam) Oberholzer, Greencastle, and Susan D. (husband Calvin) Bonebrake, Greencastle; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 1 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with Pastor David Biser officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Chambersburg VFW Post 1599 Honor Guard will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m., where the Greencastle VFW will hold a memorial service at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be given in his memory to the Disabled American Veterans, Attn: Gift Processing, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.

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