Gary R. Myers Obituary

Gary R.  Myers
Gary R. Myers

August 13, 1949 - September 28, 2020
Born in Newark, New Jersey
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey



In Loving Memory of

Gary R. Myers

Gary R. Myers passed away on September 28, 2020 at the age of 71. His wife, Cheri Lynn Myers, of 47 years was by his side. Gary was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 13, 1949 but was a longtime resident of Bridgewater, New Jersey where he was employed as a pipefitter and welder at Local 300 for 10 years and at Local Union 475 in Warren, New Jersey for 39 years. Gary had just celebrated 50 years of membership in the United Association of Journeyman and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada. Gary was a long-standing member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #2137, American Legion Post 12, and the Elks as well as a loyal patron of McCormick’s Pub. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing scrabble with his family, fishing, hunting and most of all laughing and drinking with his friends.

Surviving are his loving wife Cheri Lynn Myers (Karlsen) whom he married on September 7, 1974. His sister, Wilma Waltz, brother, Gordon Myers and cousin, Tim Zimmerman. He will be greatly missed by his three children, his eldest daughter, Doree Di Rienzo (Michael) of Bound Brook, New Jersey; his son Adam Myers (Lisa) of Hillsborough, New Jersey and his youngest daughter, Dawn Myers (Ronald Gabrielson) of Asbury, New Jersey and his five grandchildren, Jordan and Liam Williams; Barbara Myers; and William and Mason Gabrielson.

In lieu of a service, the family wishes that you celebrate Gary’s life by having a drink in his honor.

Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Avenue, Somerville, New Jersey. To send condolences to the family, please visit






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