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Hon. Joseph Y. Myers, Sr.

Sunrise: July 26, 1940 – Sunset: September 18, 2016

The Myers family announces, with deep sadness and grief, the home going of their beloved father, brother, uncle, and cousin, Joseph Y. Myers, Sr., “J.Y”, as he was commonly called by his family and friends. This sad event occurred on Sunday afternoon at 3:30p.m., September 18, 2016 at the home of his daughter Jocillia Myers, North East Philadelphia, Pa. U.S.A.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, Ruth Myers; children: Deborah Myers, Joseph Y. Myers, Jr., Rosaline Myers, Bernice Myers, Jocillia Myers, Wesley Myers, Eric Myers, Dehcontee Myers and Ben Tarway, Richard Myers and Augustine Myers; 14 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; siblings: Ambassador Gabriel T. Myers, Sr., Johnny Z. Myers, Paul Myers, Sam T. Myers, Sally Myers Garlo, Edith Myers and a host of other relatives and friends in the United States, Liberia, Ghana, Germany and other parts of the world.

J.Y was predeceased by his parents:  Rev. Jerry Glordie and Elizabeth Yae-ah Myers; his sisters: KlayZu Myers, Jessie Myers, Esther Myers and Mary Myers Tarway.

Funeral Arrangements for Joseph Y. Myers, Sr.

Wake Keeping: Friday, October 14, 2016, 7: 00p.m – 2: 00a.m at Mount Zion Methodist Church, 921 Main Street, Darby, Pa., 19023.

Funeral Service: Saturday, October, 15, 2016 at 9: 00a.m

Interment: October 15, 2015 at the Fernwood Cemetery, 6501 E Baltimore Ave, Lansdowne, Pa., 19050

Repast follows after the burial at the fellowship hall of Mount Zion Methodist Church, 921 Main Street, Darby, Pa., 19023

Hon. Gabriel T. Myers, Sr. - (443)-802-9409
Deborah Myers Campbell - (215)-275-8676
Jocillia Myers                  - (267)-622-0861
Rosaline Myers               - (267)-353-5667
Joseph Y. Myers, Jr.         - 011-233-244-765-203
Bernice Myers                 - (267)-628-6178
Paul Myers                     - 011-231-886-323-279
Moriah Deah                  - (267)-770-2070
Annie D. Chea                - (267)-977-6707
Felecia Harris                 - (215)-626-4456
Sam T. Myers                 - (256)-508-0945

Monetary Donations can be made to:
Wells Fargo Bank, Account Name: Annie D. Chea, Account # 6600948480, Routing # 031000503