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J. Estelle Myers

October 15, 1940 — December 1, 2022

J. Estelle Myers, age 82, of Dover, died Thursday, December 1, 2022, while in the Inn at Northwood Village at Dover following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.

Born on October 15, 1940, at Pittsburg, PA, Estelle was a daughter of the late Lee James and Juanita (Gray) Murray.

She graduated from Penn Hills High School and continued her formal education at Muskingum College and Ashland College, where she obtained a Master’s degree in Education.

On June 25, 1960, Estelle married the late David William Myers and together the couple raised four children.

Estelle was a longtime educator for the New Philadelphia City Schools. She was an active member of the former Broadway United Methodist Church at New Philadelphia.

Estelle is survived by four children, Diane (Dave “Buzz”) Bell, Eric (Laura) Myers all of Port Washington, Kurt (Darcey) Myers of Georgia, and Mark (Mandy) Myers of Uhrichsville; eight grandchildren, Dominic (Cori) Bell, Devin (Lucas) Ripley, Sarah Myers, Matthew Milligan, Adam Myers, Brendan Gambs, Braxtyn Myers, and Braylin Myers; and great-grandsons, Jaxon Ripley and Barrett Bell.

Completing the family is a sister, Diane MacLachlan of Kansas, a brother, Lee (Barbara) Murray of Arizona, a half-sister, Mary Lee Perry, and a brother-in-law, Larry (Pat) Myers of Marysville, Ohio and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service celebrating Estelle’s life will be led by Pastor Harley Wheeler on Saturday, December 10, at 11 AM in the Broadway Global Methodist Church at New Philadelphia. The family will greet guests one hour prior to the service on Saturday from 10-11. Burial will take place in the Gnadenhutten Clay Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Estelle’s name may be directed to Broadway Global Methodist Church, 120 Church Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Visitation

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Broadway Global Methodist Church

120 Church Ave SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Service

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Broadway Global Methodist Church

120 Church Ave SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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