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Miriam Byers

Miriam M Byers

Friday, September 17th, 1920 - Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Obituary

Miriam M Byers, 98, of Mercersburg, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at her daughter’s home Ruth and son-in-law’s Roy Burkholder in Chambersburg, where she resided the last 7 years.
Born September 17, 1920, in Hamilton Township of Chambersburg, PA, she was a daughter of the late J. Harvey and Nannie Bricker Miller.
On December 22, 1938, Miriam M. Miller married Daniel M. Byers in St. Thomas. She was a member of Emmanuel Fellowship Church, Edenville, PA.
Miriam is survived by children, Ruth (Roy) Burkholder of St. Thomas, Martha (Ronald) Funk of Mercersburg, Ray (Janet) Byers of Middleburg PA, Alvin (Susan) Byers of Springfield SC, Benjamin (Myra) Byers of Mercersburg, Timothy (Ada) Byers of Myerstown PA, Myron (SaraMae) of Leoma TN, John (Arlene) of Somerset, daughter-in-law Sara Byers of St. Thomas, a sister Cora Heckman and brother Seth Miller both of St. Thomas. She is also survived by 60 living grandchildren, 201 great-grandchildren, and 44 great-great grandchildren.
Miriam was preceded in death by her daughter Mary and son-in-law Ralph Rubeck, a son, Nathan Byers, and siblings, Barbara Burkholder, Samuel Miller, Elizabeth Meyers, Ruth Zullinger, and Alva Miller.
A viewing will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 PM and 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the Lemasters Old Order River Brethren Meeting House, 9878 Etter Avenue, Mercersburg, PA 17236. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the same location and Brother Mark Rock, Brother Keith Sensenig, Brother James Weaver, and Brother David Heckman will be officiating. Internment will take place at Meyers Cemetery, Welsh Run, PA.
Arrangements by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, January 14th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Monday, January 14th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Lemasters Old Order River Brethren Meeting-House
    Address
    9878 Etter Ave.
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Monday, January 14th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, January 14th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Lemasters Old Order River Brethren Meeting-House
    Address
    9878 Etter Ave.
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Lemasters Old Order River Brethren Meeting-House
    Address
    9878 Etter Ave.
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Meyers Cemetery
    Address
    Mercersburg Road
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
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