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(John) Kenneth Myers, age 58, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, September 27 at Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester, NY. He was born on January 8, 1964 to the late John and Etheldreta Myers in Pittsburgh, PA. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Wendy Myers; two children Ciara Myers and Anthony Myers; mother-in-law Corinne Brooker and stepmother-in-law Vivian Perkins; one half sister Christie (Russell) Slogan; sister-in-law Abby (William) Woodward and brother-in-law David Perkins;
step brother-in-law, Christopher (Tammie) Fowler; step sister-in-law Melissa Reynolds, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also predeceased by his father-in-law William Perkins.
He received a bachelor’s degree in English from William and Jefferson College in Washington, PA and received his law degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Ken was a lawyer for 10 years in Pittsburgh, PA and decided to go back to college to obtain an associate’s degree at Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, PA to become a Radiology Technologist then worked as a x-ray tech in Pittsburgh. He attended Upstate Medical University for Medical Imaging in Syracuse, NY and worked as
a x-ray tech there at Crouse Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital in Syracuse and then at Strong Memorial Hospital and IMA in Rochester, NY. He later went to Bryant and Stratton College in Rochester, NY for an associate’s degree in Accounting but became permanently disabled in 2016 before he was able to use his Accounting training.
Ken loved to spend time with his family and enjoyed reading suspense novels. He was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team and loved to watch episodes of Star Trek. Before his disability, he loved to play golf when he lived in Pittsburgh, liked to play classical music on the piano, loved to cook gourmet food and enjoyed flower gardening. He was a member of Pinnacle Lutheran Church for many years.
Calling hours will be held at Pinnacle Lutheran Church, 250 Pinnacle Road in Rochester, NY on Saturday, October 8th, from 12-1 pm and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1 pm following the calling hours at the church. The interment will be immediately after the Memorial Service at Ascension Garden cemetery, 1900 Pinnacle Road in Henrietta.
The Myers family would like to thank the staff at Monroe Community Hospital for taking good care of Ken for the past 2 years and thank you to the ICU staff at Strong Memorial Hospital for taking care of Ken for 2 months this year after he was admitted for
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory for an education fund
set-up for his daughter at: https://www.gofundme.com/education-fund-in-memory-of-john-myers.https://www.gofundme.com/f/education-fund-in-memory-of-john-myers?qid=3f8ee4b6821ace0e42a5e5763d5023ce