John F Myers, Jr. of Belmont, January 5, 2022. Age 69, passed away peacefully in his home. John, Bear, or Papabear, formerly of Milton, son of the late D. David and Frances K. Berig is survived by his wife of 40 years Susan “Kelley”, their three children Burke M. Sherman and her Husband Kevin of Walpole, Sarah E. Myers of Woburn, and John “Jake” Francis Myers III of Boston, Brother-in-law Chip Kelley and his wife Anne of Cape Elizabeth, ME, and his sister-in-law Joanna Eastman and her husband Steven of Winchester. He is also survived by his granddaughter Charlotte. A graduate of Thayer Academy and Saint Michael’s College, John spent a majority of his career in banking starting at Bay Bank. More importantly, John was a devoted and loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Uncle, and Friend. What he cherished most in this world was his family and dogs. He ensured to attend as many recitals, games, and milestones as he possibly could, understanding the impact that he had on the lives of those around him. John was there to coach for his children’s soccer games and used that time to teach them life lessons through the game. He instilled in his children the importance of lending a helping hand and supporting others, having strong morals, and never being afraid to crack a good joke. John left his bear claw on the slopes of Loon Mountain where he taught friends and family how to ski, he didn’t miss a summer in Chatham surrounded by loved ones, hockey rinks up and down the east coast were his home away from home. John was a compassionate, loving, funny, and sarcastic man, his legacy will live on through his family.
Funeral Services will be held Friday morning at 11:00 AM, followed by interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. A viewing service will be held from the Brown and Hickey Funeral Home, 36 Trapelo Rd, BELMONT, Thursday January 13 from 5-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to The Hill School, Pottstown, PA, P’15 and Saint Michael’s College, Colchester, VT, ’75, P’19.