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Paul A. Myers, 89

APRIL 19, 1924-SEPT. 7, 2013

September 09, 2013

Paul Alvin Myers, 89, of Hagerstown, and recently a resident of Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.

Born on April 19, 1924, in Myersville, Md., he was the son of the late Alvey Jacob and Betty Mariah (Shank) Myers.

When he was younger, Paul worked at a sawmill in Frederick County for five years and was then a bench maker with M.P. Moller in Hagerstown. He went on to work at Bester and Long road construction and the Blue Ridge Bus Line, both in Hagerstown. He then was an employee with the Ford Motor Co. in Hagerstown, retiring in 1981 from Charleton Brothers after 21 years as a mechanic.

Paul was a member of the Teamster’s Union Local 992 in Hagerstown and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Hagerstown.

He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth “Miriam” Kline and husband, Edgar, of Myersville; one brother, Olvey Lee Myers and wife, Delores, of Myersville; his daughter-in-law, Lee Ellen Myers of Hancock, Md.; and four grandchildren, Edgar L. Kline Jr., Linda Mae Kline, Christine Elizabeth Kline and Christopher Myers. He is also survived by four great grandchildren; two great-great grandsons; and his longtime special friend, Josephine Detrow.

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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Allen Lee Myers, and his former wife, Gladys N. Myers.

A funeral ceremony will be held at noon on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro. Final resting place ceremonies will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until noon on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at BastStaufferFuneralHome.com.

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