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Mary E. Meyers, 79

OCT. 14, 1932-APRIL 22, 2012

April 24, 2012

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Shank Meyers, 79, of Chambersburg, died late Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Pa. She was the wife of the late Issac M. Meyers, who preceded her in death on June 11, 1995.

Born Oct. 14, 1932, in Maryland, she was a daughter of the late William Robert and Lillie Irene Monninger Shank. She graduated from Greencastle-Antrim High School.

Mrs. Meyers worked at the former Stanley Co. of Chambersburg.

She attended Antrim Brethren in Christ Church, where she participated with the Women's Sewing Circle. She also helped with the church's dramatic productions, assisting with props and costumes.

In addition to sewing, Mrs. Meyers enjoyed caring for others. She was a wonderful cook and a loving and devoted mother and grandmother.

Surviving are her daughter, Darlene Meyers of Shippensburg; grandson, Jeremy Meyers and wife, Robin, of Chambersburg; great-grandchildren, Joshua and Amanda; brothers, F. Albert, Gerald, Leslie, Joe, W. Robert and John Shank; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides her husband and parents, Mrs. Meyers was preceded in death by her sisters, Effie Fetterhoff and Irene Helman.

The Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, is handling the arrangements. There will not be calling at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, on Thursday, April 26, at 10 a.m. The Rev. Ky R. Searcy of Antrim Brethren in Christ Church will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Katie's Place, 130 S. Penn St., Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.zimmermanfh.com.

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