Lucy M. Myers, 94, formerly of 146 Barrows St., passed away peacefully on Sunday (June 24, 2012) at her home in LaVista, Neb., where she had lived for the past 15 years.
She was born Oct. 6, 1917, in Jamestown, a daughter of the late An-tonio and Jessie Manuella Papaserge.
Lucy began work at a young age to help support her family. In earlier years, she was employed by the former Empire Worsted Mills and retired in the ear-ly 1980s after working 20 years for Chautauqua Hardware.
Lucy will always be remembered for her love of cooking, gardening, bird watching and reading.
She is survived by a daughter, Sally M. (Ron) Frick, with whom she made her home in LaVista; three granddaughters: Robin (Steve) Christiansen, Lisa (Terry) Stoppel and Alison (Matt) Jahnke, six great-grandson and three great-great-grandsons, all of Nebraska. Lucy is also survived by several grand-nieces and a grandnephew, including Marilyn (Michele) Storms and Jessi-ca (Jim) Hitchcock, who were like granddaughters to her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Seibel D. Myers, whom she married in October 1961, and who died in May 1986; two sisters: Mary Warden and Catherine Cirrincione; a brother, John Papaserge; and a niece, Rosalee Mus-carella in 2007, who Lucy raised as her own daughter.
Friends will be received at the Lind Funeral Home from 1 to 3 p.m. on Mon-day. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday with the Deacon Michael Lennon officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Hill Cemetery fol-lowing the service.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Lucy at www.lindfuneralhome.com.