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  • Writer's pictureThe Hammonton Gazette


Herbert Edward Myers

Herbert Edward Myers, Sr, 94, of Hammonton, passed away on August 18, 2023, his half birthday. Born and raised in Hammonton to the late James Elmer and Ethel Lillian (Murphy) Myers, Herb attended Hammonton Public Schools. He shared over 66 years of marriage with his wife June having married her in 1951.

A Korean war veteran, Herb was a state employee for the Division of Weights and Measures and enjoyed ensuring the public was receiving fair treatment. He was fond of boating and flying and enjoyed taking his children and grandchildren on these adventures. He took pleasure in engaging with the latest gadgets and technology and was often the first of his group to do so. He fancied himself a comedian and was always quick with a “dad joke” to make you groan. His final few years his family was robbed of his company but fond memories fill their hearts.

Herb is predeceased by his wife, June (nee James). He is survived by his son, Herbert Myers, Jr and wife Renee of Hammonton; daughter, Margaret Golway and husband Bruce of Vineland; three grandchildren, Jenifer Robin and husband Jän, Matthew Golway and wife Cindy, Joshua Golway; and four great-grandchildren Julian Robin, Vienna Robin, Rory Golway and Mackenzie Golway.

A funeral service for Herb will be conducted on Friday, September 1, 2023 at 11 a.m. in the Christy Funeral Home, 11 W. Broad Street in Millville. There will be visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Millville. Memories and expressions of sympathy for Herbert Edward Myers, Sr. may be shared on the Obituary Tribute Wall at


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