Gloria Maxine Myers, 88, of Butler, PA, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, due to complications from dementia.
Born July 18, 1930, in Butler, PA, she was the daughter of the late Eugene M. and Nancy R. Scott.
She graduated from Butler High School in 1948. Following high school, she worked at Offutt’s Department Store in Butler.
On February 26, 1953, she married Thomas A. Myers, and they raised four children in Butler.
Maxine was employed for 18 years at Butler County Community College, working as a bookkeeper in the business office. She retired in 1985. She and the family were members of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Butler for many years. But later she and Tom returned to Tom’s childhood congregation at The Presbyterian Church of Prospect, where they have been members for the past 20 years.
Maxine was an avid reader and gardener. She served as a Deacon at their church in Prospect where she helped decorate the altar with flowers every week.
She is survived by her son Thomas J. (Thomas Sullivan) Myers of Snow Hill, MD; her daughter Nancy R. (Craig) McMillen of North Washington, PA; eight grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and 14 step great-grandchildren, and her brother David Keith Scott of Butler.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Tom, who passed away November 25, 2018; two sons Douglas and Mark, and three brothers, Wesley, Wendel, and Robert.
Family and friends will be received on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect.
The funeral service will be on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11am, with 1 hour viewing held prior, at The Presbyterian Church of Prospect, 115 Church Street, Prospect, with Rev. Steve Cort, her pastor, officiating.
Interment will be in Butler County Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to the Presbyterian Church of Prospect, 115 Church Street, Prospect, PA 16052.