SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

December 2, 2013

Dr. Erle S. Myers, 90


Watertown — Dr. Erle S. Myers, 90, a son of the late Abraham Ira and Anne (Morrison) Myers, died on Thursday, November 28, 2013, in the Stone Institute Care, Newton, Mass.

Born in Salem, Mass., he received his Bachelor of Science and Masters in Social Work from Boston College, and his E.E.D. from Boston University. He worked as a clinical social worker dealing with children. He was a member of the Nation Association Of Social Workers and life member of International Spiritualist Federation. Dr. Myers also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was the founder of the Greater Boston Church of Spiritualism in Watertown.

He was the beloved husband of the late Ida (Schmukler); and dear brother of the late Sylvia Bartenstein and Ernest Myers. He was the uncle of Jeuli Bartenstein of Arlington, Va., Lynne Bartenstein of Portland, Ore., Jonathan Myers of Marblehead, Alan Myers and Alison Richardson, both of Beverly, and Susan Sveden of Duxbury, sister in-law of Shirley Myers of Peabody. He was the stepfather of Jerold L. Dobrusin of Beverly, and Marc S. Dobrudin of Melrose.

ARRANGEMENTS: A visitation hour will take place in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home, 270 Main Street, Route 20, Watertown, on Tuesday, December 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.

Memorials in Dr. Myers memory may be made to the Swampscott Church of Spiritualism, 59 Burrill St., Swampscott, MA 01907, or a charity of one's choice that benefits children.