Charlene M. Myers
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Charlene Marie Myers, 80, passed unexpectedly January 6, 2021 surrounded by her loved ones at the Calais Regional Hospital. She was born in Calais September 26, 1940 the daughter of the late Milton and Phyllis (Stanhope) Hayward. She was a graduate of Dennysville High School, and later received her teaching degree from the Washington State Normal School. She was a teacher for 47 years having taught for a year in Portland, and Woodland, but was proud to be an educator at the Whiting Village School, as both a teacher, and principal. She had a great love for her students, and continued through her reitrement as a tutor. Her students had presenting her with an award that stated “ You could even teach a rock to read.”
She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher's Sorrority, Maine Retired Teachers Association, and a member of the Pennamaquan Chapter #146 Order of Eastern Star, Pembroke . She loved gardening, and knitting, and was an avid doll collector. She loved her time spent with family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children- Laurence and fiance Elizabeth of Rio Rico,AZ , Deborah Jamieson and husband Robert of Pembroke, Loyd and wife Yesenia of Whiting, and Donna Wygant and husband Andy of Holiday, FL ; grandchildren – Laurence, Michelle, Brittney, Catherine, Felipe, Colby, Adrian, Branden, Daniela, Ethan,and Madison; one great-granddaughter Analy; a brother Elden “Buster” Hayward and his wife Carolyn of Dennysville, a sister Lorie Johnson, and her husband Scott of Edmunds; two nieces Carrie and Jennifer ; a nephew John; and many friends to include special friends Roberta Seeley, Mary-Alice Look, and Debbie Neilson.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Earl Myers Jr , a granddaughter Rachael Jamieson, and a daughter-in-law Dolores.
Graveside services will be held 11 am Saturday May 29, 2021 at the Dennysville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Whiting Village School.
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