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oldyoungDonald H. Meyer
August 22, 1933 ~ September 7, 2019 (age 86)

CASTORLAND - Donald H. Meyer, 86, of the Swiss Road, Castorland, passed away on Saturday evening, September 7, 2019, at his home while under the loving care of his family and Lewis County Hospice

Donald was born on August 22, 1933, at home in Castorland, to the late John J. and Anastasia Marrilley Meyer.  After graduating from Father Leo Memorial School in 1951, he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Berlin Crisis in Germany, serving from August 19, 1953, until June 7, 1955.

Donald worked for the J.P. Lewis paper mill in Beaver Falls for nearly eleven years before accepting a job in Connecticut for Pratt and Whitney where he remained for only a year.  Next, he worked in construction before going to work for the New York State Department of Transportation, from which he retired in 1995.

Donald is survived by Ruth, his wife of sixty-two years; two grandsons, Jordan (Christina) Christman, and their daughters, AnnaBelle and Malaya of Copenhagen, and Matthew (Shantel) Christman, and their daughters, Briella and Alivia, of West Carthage; three sisters:  Sister Gabrielle Marie Meyer, SSJ, of Watertown, Helena (Jim) Clancy, of Troy, and Norma Jones, of South Carolina; and a brother, Edward Mothersell, of Croghan; as well as nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He is predeceased by a daughter, Beth Ann Meyer, who died on January 5, 2009; a son-in-law, David Christman; a sister, Elizabeth Meyer, who died in 1924 at the age of 2; and two brothers, George Meyer and Harold Meyer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Croghan, with Rev. Donald Manfred, Pastor, officiating.  Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Croghan.  Calling hours are scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, 2019, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville.

Contributions may be made to the Meyer n’ More Relay for Life Team in care of Elizabeth Porter, 30629 County Route 49, Black River, New York 13612, or to the Croghan Food Pantry, in care of Linda Proulx, P.O. Box 229, Harrisville, New York 13648.

Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville, New York, 2019.

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