Lester Meyers, 88, of Great Barrington
Lester L. Meyers, 88 of Great Barrington passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. Lester was born Aug. 13, 1930, in New York City, the son of David and Betty Meyers. After graduating high school, Lester went on to receive his associate degree from Queensboro Community College. Lester worked as process server and also was a stockbroker. He enjoyed the stock market, was a former member of Hevreh of Southern Berkshire and was active at Pine Hill at Kimball Farms. Lester’s wife Evelyn (Friedlander) Meyers predeceased him May 6, 2019.
Lester is survived by son Joel and wife Gail, daughter Rickie and husband Jerry, and son Alan and wife Jodi; six grandchildren: Alexis, Jesse, Seth, Lisa, Jill and Jamie; and seven great-grandchildren: Sidney, Danny, Sandi, Harrison, Amber, Alexia and Joey. In addition to his wife. Evelyn, Lester was predeceased by his brother Harry Meyers.
A funeral service for Lester L. Meyers was held Tuesday, July 16, at 1 p.m. at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230 with Rabbi Jodie Gordon officiating. Burial followed in Ahavath Sholom Cemetery in Great Barrington. Immediately after the service, the family will be sitting Shiva at Joel and Gail’s house, 2015 North Main Rd., Otis, MA 01253 from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Lester’s memory may be made to Hevreh of Southern Berkshire in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.