L. Myrel Moyer
L. Myrel Moyer, 97, a resident of Montgomery, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at her residence. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Henry Ellis and Flora May (Bair) Morehart.
She was the widow of Theryl Edgar Moyer who preceded her in death on April 5, 1991. They were married on July 5, 1935, and enjoyed 56 years together until his passing. They were a devoted couple and spent time traveling and sharing life with family and friends.
Myrel was a 1934 graduate of Williamsport High School where she was ranked 10th out of a class of 500.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church at Montgomery. Myrel was very creative and found beauty in any medium. She nurtured a most lovely variety of flowers and trees; her gardens were her delight. She loved ceramics and porcelain, painting and sewing and over the years taught her crafts to many area students in the basement of her home. She continued teaching porcelain classes until her death, still enjoying every minute of sharing her knowledge of art with her friends. She was very community minded and over the years served on many committees with numerous organizations.
Myrel is survived by three grandchildren, Todd Moyer, of West Chester, Ohio; Karen Moyer, of Montgomery; Christina Cockfield, of Norristown; four great-grandchildren, Andrew Moyer, Caylee Moyer, Justin Moyer and Ryan Lee Pittinger; and her former daughter-in-law, Roberta L. Bergman and her special niece, Bonnie Powell. In addition to her husband, Myrel was preceded in death by her son, Theryl E. “Ted” Moyer Jr. in 1981 and her daughter, Betty Lou Paulhamus in 1964.
Funeral services were conducted from the Galen R. Betzer Funeral Service, 108 N. Main St., Muncy at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, with Virginia Bailey, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Green Lawn Memorial Park. Friends called on Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. The family provided the flowers and respectfully suggest memorial contributions be made to the Evangelical Community Hospital Care Fund, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.
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