Myrtle M. Meissner of Little River, SC, passed away Wednesday May 18, 2022, in Little River at the age of 76.
She was born August 27, 1945, in Peekskill, NY, daughter of the late George and Agnes (Travis) Conklin. She graduated from Peekskill High School and on January 21, 1962, she married Stuart “Butch” Meissner in Peekskill. They had lived in Holmes, NY, Brewster, NY and Wingdale, NY. Stuart passed away on July 18, 2012, and in 2021 Myrtle moved to Little River. Myrtle had been a nurse’s aide at Salem Hills Nursing Home and a bus monitor for special needs children at Red & Tan Transportation. She loved the beach, camping, dancing, and her cats. She was involved with marching bands and a competing drum corps for over 60 years. Her greatest joy was her children. She was extremely proud of them all.
Myrtle is survived by her daughters; Deborah Lamash of Cortlandt Manor, NY, Rosemarie Leete of Wellington, FL, Michelle Maglio of Wingdale, NY, Kim Minniti of North Port, FL and her son Stuart “Rusty” Meissner of Brewster, NY; sister Lillian Rose and eleven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers George and John and sister Agnes.
A funeral service will be held on Friday May 27, 2022, at 11:00 am at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave., Brewster, NY. The interment will follow in Old Southeast Cemetery in Brewster. Calling hours will take place on Thursday May 26 at the funeral home from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her honor can be made to the American Cancer Society.