Merrimac, MA — Francis P. Myers Jr., 62, of Merrimac, died on February 28, 2014, at his home.
Born in Haverhill, Mass., and raised and educated in Plaistow, N.H., he was the son of the late Francis P. and Loretta A. (St. Onge) (Comeau) Myers. He attended the Pollard School, and graduated from Timberlane Regional High School, Class of 1969. He went on to attend Northern Essex Community College and the Medical Professional Institute, where he received his certification in phlebotomy and electrocardiography.
Mr. Myers worked as a certified phlebotomist and electrocardiogram technician at Pentucket Medical Center for many years. He was previously employed as a technician at Hewlett Packard and as a maintenance worker at Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.
He was an avid Boston sports fan. Mr. Myers was an accomplished blues musician, and was a member of the Fanin Street Blues group, and played the organ at Holy Angels Church in Westville, Plaistow, N.H., for many years. He enjoyed the outdoors and gardening, and had two birds and a cat, Angel, whom he adored.
He is survived by his wife, Betty R. Myers of Bradford, Mass.; his brother, Laurence Comeau of Holiday, Fla.; his sister, Kathleen M. White of Newton, N.H.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother, Richard Comeau; and his sister, Janice McLean.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Thursday, March 6, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, Route 121A, Plaistow, N.H. His funeral service will be on Thursday, at 7:15 p.m., in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the MSPCA, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844.
To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.