Doris A. Meyers, 80, homemaker, Meals on Wheels volunteer, enjoyed light houses

By on August 31, 2016

Doris A. Meyers, 80, of Brownstown, entered the presence of her Lord Jesus Christ, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

She was born in Chambersburg to the late Charles and Carrie (Rice) Rife, and was the wife of Thomas S. Meyers, with whom she would have celebrated 60 years of marriage on Sept. 21.

Doris was a homemaker most of her life. She enjoyed gardening, watching birds, and viewing light houses. She also volunteered at Child Evangelism Fellowship and Meals on Wheels. She was a member of Calvary Church.

In addition to her husband, Doris is survived by four sons: Lynn E. Meyers of Brownstown; Rodney A., husband of Karen Meyers, of Great Falls, Mont.; Kevin L. Meyers of Manheim; Curtis J. Meyers of Wallingford; three grandchildren: Jason, husband of Malory Meyers; Jenna, wife of Ryan Swope; Janessa Meyers; two great-granddaughters: Teaghan Meyers and Kaylee Swope; and a brother: Charles Jr., husband of Ruth Rife, of Rockford, Ill.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Betty Urey and Arlene Keener.

Services were held Aug. 31 at Calvary Church, Lancaster, with Charles Rife Jr. officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Doris’ memory may be made to Children Evangelical Fellowship, 5307 Main St., East Petersburg, PA 17520.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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