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Barbara A. Myers

February 13, 1932 — November 5, 2023

Barbara A. Myers

Barbara A. Myers, 91, of Cleveland, New York moved on to her heavenly home Sunday, November 5, 2023. She was predeceased by her husband Louis D. Myers Jr.

Barbara was born in Tiffin, youngest child of Mildred and Charles M Yambert, on February 13, 1932. She graduated from Columbian High School and Heidelberg College with a BA in Education/Business Comprehensive. She married Louis D. Myers Jr. on August 15, 1954 in Tiffin. They lived in Ohio until they moved to Utica, New York, and finally settled in the Cleveland-Jewell area in 1975.

Barbara began her career as a high school business teacher at Galion High School in Galion, Ohio. She also maintained the books for the Tiffin Presbyterian Church. After moving to Utica, Barbara raised their four daughters and was the treasurer for the New Hartford Presbyterian Church, New Hartford, NY. Upon moving to Cleveland, NY, she worked at Robert Jones International and then Laribee Wire, Camden, NY in Accounts Payable/Receivable. Barbara then started her own bookkeeping company, Simple Bookkeeping, and was bookkeeper for the Town of Vienna and Bob’s Mini-Mart.

Barbara Myers was very strong in her faith. She was baptized at, and a member of, the Methodist church in Tiffin. While in Utica, she was a member of New Hartford Presbyterian Church. She became a member of the Cleveland United Methodist Church, Cleveland, NY after her move to the area. There she played the piano for the church as well as assisted with Sunday School, VBS, and attended Bible Study. While raising her four daughters, Barbara was involved in the PTA, Girl Scouts, AFS, and Music Boosters. She loved to play the piano and enjoyed family music sessions with her daughters and husband. She raised Labrador Retrievers for several years and was very fond of all of her many cats.

Surviving are her four daughters and sons-in-laws, Pamela and Michael Schneeberger, Reading, PA; Rebecca and Eric Hirsh, Mystic, CT; Monica and Charles Hull, Baldwinsville, NY; Brenda and Robert Brookins, Cleveland, NY; 8 grandchildren, Laura (Robert) Cornish, Ethan (Catie) Hirsh, Amber (Daniel) Brooks, Meghan (Daniel) Tedesco, Kelley Hull, Emerald (Ryan) Holzwarth, Benjamin (Kristen) Brookins, Cole (Samantha) Brookins, and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on November 17 at the Cleveland United Methodist Church, Cleveland, NY. Friends and family are invited to gather for her graveside committal service on Friday, December 1 at 11:00 am in Oakwood Cemetery, 835 Kaler Ave., Bucyrus, Ohio 44820. Arrangements are in care of LaRobardiere Funeral Home in Camden, NY and Wise Funeral Service in Bucyrus.

The Myers family appreciates the loving care she received from the nurses, aides, and staff at Keepsake Village at Greenpoint, Liverpool, NY. Thank you!

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to Wanderer’s Rest Humane Association or the Rome Humane Society.

Memories and photos can be shared on Barbara’s guestbook.

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Friday, December 1, 2023

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