Winifred “Winnie” Myers

September 01, 1938 ‒ November 11, 2019

Galion, Ohio

Winifred “Winnie” Myers, 81, of Galion passed away Monday morning, November 11, 2019 at Wedgewood Estates in Mansfield.

She was born September 1, 1938 in Crestline and was the daughter of Paul and Angeline (Weaver) Scanlon. She married John E. Myers on October 8, 1960 and they enjoyed nearly 56 years of marriage until his passing on April 10, 2016.

She was a 1956 graduate of Crestline High School and worked at Galion Hospital for many years until her retirement. Winnie was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion. She enjoyed reading, sewing and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by children Beth Myers of Lexington, Joe Myers of Hilliard and Mike Myers of Zionsville, Indiana; four grandchildren Ryan Benton, Abigail, Rachel and Paige Myers; two brothers-in-law, William Dearth and Dave Kossick; sister-in-law Judy Myers and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Dearth and Mary Ann Kossick and a brother-in-law, James Myers.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833.  Rosary will be recited Friday at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 16 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 135 North Liberty Street Galion with Father Paul Fahrbach as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Alzheimer’s Association in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Winnie Myers, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • So sorry. Winnie was a precious person. We enjoyed her and your Dad as neighbors, when we pastored the Foursquare Church, and then Loyd worked with her at the hospital. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  • So sorry for your loss, sending prayers to the family. I first met Winnie back in 1980 at the hospital, she was a sweet lady.

  • Winnie was our sweet neighbor lady growing up, always so kind to all of us as children. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Lisa Dye

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I lived across the street from Winnie and John on Sherman Street for many years. We had many pleasant chats throughout that time. They were both such kind and helpful neighbors. I missed them after John passed and Winnie moved away. Praying for you during this difficult time.

  • Beth & family,
    Your mom was sweet and I know how hard it was for you when her health started failing. She will be missed, I miss seeing her at the assisted living. You are all is our prayers.
    Ed & Carol Sickmiller

  • I am so saddened for the loss of your mother. I will always remember how calmly and deftly she dealt with her job as medical staff secretary, and how pleasant it was to work with her.

  • Worked with Winnie for years. She was a pleasant at all times and was a amazing person. So sorry for family.