Mrs. J. Harrison Myers

Mrs. Mary Cartharine [sic] Myers, wife of J. Harrison Myers, and a former resident of Port Jervis, died at her home in Sloatsburg Monday evening January 17 after an illness caused by neuralgia of the heart.  She was 67 years old the eighth of this month.

Mrs. Myers was born in McAffee, N.J., January 8, 1849.  Her maiden name was Mary C. Carr.  On Nav. [sic] 9, 1870, she was united in marriage at Salem, with J. Harrison Myers, and they spent their married life in Unionville, Port Jervis and Sloatsburg.  During their residence here, they made many friends, and the death of Mrs. Myers is mourned by many, for she was a woman of excellent traits of character.  She was a past noble grand of Orpha Lodge, Daughters of Rebekah. 

Deceased is survived by her husband and the following children: William H. Meyers [sic] of Butler, N.J.; Mrs. Frank L. Bock, Port Jervis; Mrs. Fred A. Norris, of Fair Oaks, N.Y.; also two brothers, William. L. Meyers [sic – should be Carr] of Newark, [N.] J., and James Myers [sic – should be Carr] of Hamburg, N.J. There are also seven grandchildren.

The funeral services were held Friday and the burial was in Unionville. Mr. and Mrs. Bock were in attendance from Port Jervis.

Source: Port Jervis Evening Gazette, January 25, 1916. 

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