George R. Myers

January 24, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

George Myers Obituary

George R. Myers, 88, of Wendel, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, with his family by his side. He was born Feb. 10, 1935, in Wendel, son of the late James and Charlotte (Anthony) Myers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Anne V. (Oberleitner) Myers, in 2015; brother, James "Sonny" Myers; and sister, Catherine Watson. He was also preceded in death by his beloved Cockatiel, Buddy. Prior to his retirement, George was a furnace operator, having worked for Dormont Manufacturing. He was a member of the Arona United Methodist Church and a life member of the Wendel-Herminie No. 2 Athletic Association. He enjoyed dancing with his wife and listening to polka music. His passion was golfing, where he belonged to the Robertshaw Acres Golf Club for many years. He also enjoyed fishing. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters and his grand-PUPS. George is survived by his two daughters, Patti (Ray) "Bruce" Yarkovich, of Wendel, and Kathy (Steve) Maximo, of Greensburg; two special granddaughters, Kristin (Todd) Yarkovich and Megan (Jason) Baxter; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. George will be dearly missed by his family, friends and neighbors. Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL HOME INC., 404 Sewickley Ave., Herminie, PA 15637, 724-446-7251. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home with Pastor Randy Sweet officiating. Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Hempfield Township.  To send online condolences, please visit www.nickelsfuneralhomeinc.com.

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