Max S. Myers, 81

MARCH 15, 1931-AUG. 18, 2012

August 19, 2012

Max S. Myers, 81, of Meadowview Circle, Greencastle, Pa., died at 11:42 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center, near Hagerstown, from complications from a fall at his home earlier Saturday morning.

Born March 15, 1931, in Antrim Township, Franklin County, Pa., he was the son of the late H. Nelson and Mabel (Slothour) Myers.

He and his wife, Marie (Talhelm) Myers, were married Sept. 24, 1955.

Max was a dairy farmer his entire working life. He was a partner in Myr-Lea Farms on Browns Mill Road, Greencastle.

He was a past member of the county, state and national Holstein Associations. Max was a charter and active member of the Kauffman Ruritan Club, for which he served as president and treasurer. He also was the recipient of the Ruritan Tom Downing Award.

He also was a past member of the Cumberland Valley Antique Engine and Machinery Association.

Max was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Greencastle, where he had served on church council and was an officer in the Sunday school.

He was a 1949 graduate of Greencastle High School.

Surviving family, in addition to his wife, are one son, Gary (wife, Michelle) Myers, Greencastle; one daughter, Donna (husband, Steve) Trusnovec, Long Island N.Y.; four grandchildren, Nicholas, Jenna, Ethan and Erin; two stepgrandchildren, Renee and Wayne; one stepgreat-granddaughter, Rachel; and one sister, Fay Oliver of Chambersburg.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Myers.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 130 N. Washington St., Greencastle, with the Rev. Martin H. Horn officiating. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens in Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends at Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church one hour before the service on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in his memory to the Memorial Fund of Evangelical Lutheran Church, 130 N. Washington St., Greencastle, PA 17225.

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