Natley B. Myers passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Sycamore Manor at the age of 84. She was born in Emporium, Cameron County, on Sept. 16, 1928. Natley is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Lehman Elwood "Pete" Myers.
She was one of five siblings born to the late Archie and Fern Bush of Emporium, Pa. She is predeceased by a sister, Dawn Mullet of Ohio and her only brother, Tyler of Emporium. Natley is survived by two remaining sisters, Kay Dolnick and Alla Bergstrom, who both reside in Emporium. Nat and Pete had many happy years together surrounded by loving family and friends. They had two sons, Robert (Linda) of Wyomissing, Pa., and James (Diane) of Williamsport. They had four grandchildren: Chris (Renee) of Arlington, Va.; Amanda of Baltimore, Md.; Brett (Rachel) of Albany, Calif., and Stephanie of Williamsport; and three great-grandchildren.
She graduated from the Emporium High School in 1945 where she played violin in the school orchestra. She had worked as a secretary for Sylvania in Emporium and 29 years in the Becht Elementary School Cafeteria after moving to Williamsport. She retired in 1991. She was a self-taught baker and cake decorator specializing in special occasion cakes including wedding cakes.
She was an active member of the Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church having taught Sunday school, member of the choir and serving as President of the Women's Society.
She was active in youth activities by working concessions while her husband coached Little League. She and her husband were chaperones on the 1968 Loyalsock Lancer Choir trip, representing the state of Pennsylvania as the official Ambassadors to the Florida Festival of States. In addition to enjoying traveling together with Pete during their retirement, she also became an avid sports fan. They enjoyed following their grandchildren's sporting activities as well as attending local high school, college and professional sports events.
A viewing is scheduled for Saturday morning at Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church from 9 to 11 a.m. with a short memorial service to follow. Flowers will be provided by the family. In lieu of flowers, friends may wish to make a donation to the Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church, 1301 Clayton Ave., Williamsport.
Kaufman Funeral Home & Cremation Services.