Myrle C May obituary 1933~2021


Myrle C May, age 88 of York Springs, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 at his home.

Myrle C May
Myrle C May

He was born Thursday, May 4, 1933 in Dillsburg the son of the late Ferman L. and Mary Ellen (Lerew) May.

Myrle was a dairy farmer in Biglerville and had also farmed at T-Wing Chicken farm in Gettysburg. He was also formerly employed by several service stations. He enjoyed raising goats and liked to sit outside and wave at the truck drivers, who passed his home. He also enjoyed building things.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Betty May (Flory) May. He is also survived by three daughters, Ruth L. Miles of Gettysburg, Carolyn A. May of York Springs, Joann B. Bair of East Berlin, three sons, Charles F. May of Hanover, Myrle E. May of Gardners, Richard L. May of York Springs, 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, two sisters, Shirley Raber of Hanover, Linda Runyon of Newburg, two brothers, Paul May of Dillsburg, Gary May of Gettysburg.

He was preceded in death by a son Chester W. May, a sister Arlene Seigman and a brother Blain May.

Professional services are entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 South Main Street, Bendersville.

A viewing will be held Friday, November 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., Bendersville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Myrle’s memory to Asera Care Hospice, 984 Loucks Road, Suite 1, York, PA 17404 or the ASPCA, 11 Goldenville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325. 

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