Cecile A. Meyers

Cecile A. Meyers

ALTAMONT — Cecile A. Meyers, a woman who always kept busy, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Lecanto, Florida. She was 76.

Mrs. Meyers was born on March 23, 1937 in Colchester, Vermont. She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (née St. Denis) Gauthier.

Mrs. Meyers worked as a food-service representative and enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.

She was a member of the Lions Club, Beverly Hills Fishing Club, Beverly Hills Shuffleboard Club, Elks Auxiliary, Exclusive Butterfly Club, Exclusive Birthday Club, Beverly Hills Civic Association, and Citrus Community Senior Center. She was a professional volunteer and was a certified diabetes screener for the Lions Club.

“She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and friend,” her family wrote in a tribute.

Cecile A. Meyers is survived by her children, Robert Giroux and his wife, Kathy, of Jefferson, North Carolina, Alfred Giroux and his wife, Sharon, of Schenectady, Peggy Dewey and her husband, Mike Litz, of Guilderland, Jacqueline Watkins and her husband, John Schaeffer, of Beverly Hills, Florida, and Kathy Ableman, also of Beverly Hills; her stepchildren, John C. Meyers Jr., and his wife, Kay, of Beverly Hills, Charles Meyers, and his wife, Barbara, of Schenectady, France Meyers and his wife, Kathy, of Schenectady, David Meyers, and his wife, Rita, of Schoharie, William Meyers, of Schenectady, Robert Meyers, and his wife Rose, of Guilderland, Theresa Dawn, of Saluda, Virginia, Rose Meyers, and her partner, Martin, of Princeton, New Jersey, Ada Meyers, of Rotterdam, and Mary Blanchet of Niceville, Florida; 30 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; and many friends.

Her husband, John C. Meyers, died before her, as did her son, David Giroux, and her granddaughter, Christa Dawn.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, at St. Lucy’s/St. Bernadette’s Church, 109 Grand Street, Altamont. Family burial will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Guilderland.

Arrangements are by the Hooper Funeral Home in Beverly Hills, Florida, and mourners may leave condolences online at www.hooperfuneralhome.com under Marie Cecile A. Meyers.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Citrus County, Post Office Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464; The Florida Lions Foundation for the Blind, Inc., 8804 41st Street N., Pinellas Park, FL 33782-5824; The Southeastern Guide Dogs, online at www.guidedog.org/support-us/donate.

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