Nola's Story

FORT FAIRFIELD - Nola Elizabeth (Wallace) Myers, 78, wife of the late Frederick A. Myers, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, February 19, 2016 at her Fort Fairfield home, following a period of declining health. She was born April 11, 1937 in Tobique Narrows, New Brunswick, the daughter of Richard and Beulah (Hudson) Wallace.

Nola was a 1955 graduate of the Southern Victoria Regional High School, Perth-Andover, New Brunswick, and was married to Frederick A. Myers on April 23, 1966. Nola had been employed as a librarian's aid with the Charleston, ILL School System, the University of Maine Orono Campus Career Center Library, retiring from the Fort Fairfield High School Library. She will be remembered by many as an "old school" artisan and crafter. Her many creations, including quilts were truly works of art and her legacy lives on through her work.

In addition to her parents, Nola was predeceased by her husband on January 3, 2000; eight siblings, Dorothy DeMerchant, Verna Baker, Jim Wallace, Freda Young, Glenna MacIntosh, George Wallace, Johnny Wallace and Mary Jane Savoy.

She is survived by one son, Palmer J. Myers and his wife Nancy of Hillsborough, NJ; one daughter, Carrie E. Myers of Fort Fairfield; three grandchildren, Madeline Elizabeth Myers, Katherine Ann Myers and John Wallace "Jack" Myers, all of Hillsborough, NJ; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Friends may call Friday, February 26, 2016 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield, where a Celebration of Nola's Life will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Spring interment will take place at the Larlee Creek Cemetery, Perth-Andover, New Brunswick. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Mrs. Myers to the Larlee Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Dawn Bishop, 20 Russett Street, Perth-Andover, New Brunswick, Canada E7H-4T2 or the Fort Fairfield Public Library, 339 Maine Street, Fort Fairfield, Maine 04742. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gibersondorseyfuneralhome.com
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