NORTH HAVEN, Conn. – Ione K. Myers, 103, of North Haven, and formerly of Bridgeport, Connecticut, died Thursday, Aug. 13.
She was the wife of the late Charles B.J. Myers.
Born in Portland, Oregon, April 25, 1912, Myers had been employed by the City of Bridgeport where she worked as a crossing guard before her retirement with over 60 years of dedicated service. She later worked as a teacher's assistant. She was very active in the Bridgeport Democratic Party and was very proud to have been the founder of the Marion Award, which is given to Girl Scouts. She found great enjoyment knitting, which was evident through the numerous afghans that she had made for family and friends. She was proud to have been a member of the Girl Scouts of America and the Catholic Daughter's Association.
She is survived by her children, Marilyn E. Russell of Morris, Connecticut; James A. Myers (Linda) of North Haven; daughter-in-law Mayves Myers of Texas; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and five great great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is also predeceased by her stepmother, Amanda Anderson; her son Charles D. Myers; daughter-in-law Sybil Myers; and a granddaughter.
Friends and relatives are invited to meet Thursday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew Church, 435 Anton St., Bridgeport, for a mass of Christian burial. Interment will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, Stratford. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Abriola Parkview Funeral Home in Trumbull, Connecticut, is in charge of arrangements.
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