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Charles W. Meyers

September 14, 1924 — February 27, 2013

Charles W. Meyers

Newark ---Charles W. Meyers, 88, died Wednesday (February 27, 2013) at the Hildebrandt Hospice in Rochester.

            Friends may call from 4-7 P.M. on Tuesday (March 5th) at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark.  Where there will be an Elk’s Visitation and Service at 7 P.M.

            Memorials, in his name, may be made to the Finger Lakes Hematology & Oncology, 6 Ambulance Drive, Clifton Springs, New York 14432.

            Mr. Meyers was born on September 14, 1924, in Boston, MA.

 the son of  Elmer and Anna Mc Minimen Meyers.  He was a World War II Veteran having served in U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1946 and is a member of the August Mauer Post #286 American Legion.  After the service, Chuck received a degree in Landscape Design from Cornell University.  He had owned and operated Arcadia Florist in Newark for over eighteen years.  In the sixty’s, he was a designer for F.T.D World Wide Wire Service.  Chuck also worked with Jackson & Perkins designing their new rose varieties for promotion.  After selling the business, he went on to outside sales, still selling beauty through floral accessories to florist in five south-western states.  Chuck was a life member with over 55 years in the Newark Elks Lodge #1249, where he served in all the chairs, becoming Exalted Ruler for 1969-70.  He enjoyed playing a serious game of gin.  In his younger years Chuck enjoyed all forms of water sports.  He was a certified scuba diver in the 1950’s and later on also enjoyed off the road motorcycling.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 41 years, Margaret “Peggy”; he also leaves a blended family of three girls, Donna (Dayton) Wilson of St. Augustine, Fl., Linda (Michael) Rudd of Green Cove Springs, Fl., and Deborah (Rodney) Brown of Clifton Springs; five grandchildren Rachel Weseman, Amy Renfroe, Ryan Salerno, Nicholas Brown and Jessica Brown; five great grandchildren Brett, Andy, and Luke Weseman, Taylor and Dakota Renfroe; a brother Robert (Dorothy) Meyers Hampstead, NH; several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his parents, three siblings Shirley Furrow, Elmer and Donald Meyers.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home

127 E Miller St, Newark, NY 14513

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