Rev. Erle Stanley Meyers, 90, of Watertown, Founder of Watertown Church

The Rev. Dr. Erle Stanley Myers of Watertown died on Nov. 28 at the age of 90.

He received his B.S. and M.S.W. from Boston College and his E.E.D. from Boston University. He worked as a Clinical Social worker dealing with children. A member of the Nation Assoc. Of Social Workers, life member of International Spiritualist Federation. He also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was the founder of the Greater Boston Church of Spiritualism in Watertown, according to an obituary on the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home website.

He was son of the late Abraham Ira and Anne (Morrison); husband of the late Ida (Schmukler); brother of the late Ernest Myers and Sylvia Bartenstein; uncle of Jeuli Bartenstein of Arlington, Va., Lynne Bartenstein of Portland, Ore., Jonathan Myers of Marblehead, Alan Myers of Beverly, Alison Richardson, of Beverly, and Susan Sveden of Duxbury - sister in-law of Shirley Myers of Peabody; and step-father of Jerold L. Dobrusin of Beverly and Marc S. Dobrudin of Melrose. 

A visitation hour will take place in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home, 270 Main St. in Watertown, on Tuesday, Dec. 3 from 10-11 a.m. A Funeral Service will follow at 11 a.m. 

Memorials in Rev. Dr. Myers memory may be made to the Swampscott Church of Spiritualism, 59 Burrill St. Swampscott, MA 01907 or a charity of one's ones choice which benefits children.


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