Byron R. Wiers


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St. Albans and Palmyra - Byron R. Wiers, 93, died July 20, 2019 at a Skowhegan health care facility. He was born September 23, 1925 in Haynesville, a son of Byron C. and Jannie (Bubar) Wiers. He attended Hartland Academy with the Class of 1944 and earned his diploma after retiring. Barney married Marilyn MacLauchan on November 22, 1945.
Barney was a well known dairy farmer in St. Albans from 1948 to 1988. After selling the farm they moved to Palmyra. He was a Past Master and Past Patron of the St. Albans Grange. He was a 4-H leader and was Past King Lion, and Secretary for the Hartland-St. Albans Lions Club for 20 years. He was a past president and state director of DHIA and the Maine Farm Bureau, and a director of the United Farmers Dairy Co-op. He was a member and past trustee of the People's United Methodist Church in Newport and also attended the St. Albans Union Church. He loved to garden, especially vegetables and flowers. Barney and Marilyn also enjoyed traveling to Vermont to visit special friends.
He is survived by his son Michael and wife Libby of St. Albans; a daughter Rebecca "Becky" of Palmyra; a son Stephen and wife Buffy of Cambridge; a brother Dean Wiers of Lewiston; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; several nieces and nephews, and a special friend Kerri Berry. He was predeceased by his wife Marilyn; 3 brothers, Kenneth, Winfred and Alfred; and a sister Opal Carpenter.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport, where funeral services will be held at 10 A.M. Wednesday, July 24th, with the Rev. Ellen Bridge officiating. Burial will be in the Village Cemetery, St. Albans. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 383 U. S. Route One, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. Those who wish may leave written condolences at
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8 posts

Debby Turner
Jul 23, 2019
Mike, Becky, Steve and families,
Sorry for your loss . You're in our prayers.
Catherine Reynolds
Jul 23, 2019
To Becky and the entire Wiers family, my condolences on your loss.

Catherine Reynolds
Jerry and Gail Burns
Jul 23, 2019
So sorry for your loss.
Ellen (Moore) Larson
Jul 22, 2019
We appreciated Barney & Marilyn who were good neighbors through the years to our family, the Moores. Good memories of them as well as his brother Ken & Charlotte.
Nancy Lusignan
Jul 22, 2019
Sending love, hugs and prayers to all of the Wiers family.
Cathy Beaudry
Jul 22, 2019
So sorry for your loss, Alzheimer's is the cruelest of diseases because you lose your loved ones on a daily basis. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family and know that your dad has found peace.
Ellis Additon
Jul 22, 2019
Sorry to read this-I was a very young man when I had the pleasure of working with your Dad-it was always a pleasure.
Gary Hanson
Jul 22, 2019
To the Wier,s family so sorry for your loss Byron was A real good guy