Verna Maryland (Miller) Gyr, 89, of South Abington Twp., died Saturday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Facility. She was the wife of 46 years married to the late Chester Gyr, who died Jan. 19, 2000.
Born Oct. 3, 1932, in Justus, she was the daughter of the late Garold and Anna May (Zury) Miller. Verna attended Scott Twp. High School, Montdale. She formerly was employed by Mohegan Grocery Store, Scranton. She attended the Peckville Assembly of God Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Susan Gyr, Clarks Summit; a sister, Beverly Jean White, South Abington Twp; and a niece, Judy White.
The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. with services by the Rev. Ernest B. Drost, senior associate pastor, Peckville Assembly of God, at the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family in Washburn Street Cemetery, Scranton. The family will receive relatives and friends Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.