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J. Patrick Meylor

J. Patrick Meylor

1928 - 2017

J. Patrick Meylor, 89, of 1124 Jewell Dr., formerly of Flower Ave. W. passed away July 8, 2017, of vascular disease, at Hospice of Jefferson County at the Ellis Farm.

Mr. Meylor was born May 21, 1928, in Watertown, son of John B. and Jessie York Meylor. He graduated from Watertown High School in 1946. During high school he played football, shot put and diskus, winning sectionals two years in a row.  As a young man he was a lifeguard at Westcott Beach and a greens keeper at Ives Hill Country Club.

In September 1946, he entered the United States Army. He served as a Medic in Seoul, Korea where he helped eradicate malaria in the region. In 1950, he graduated from St. Lawrence University with an accounting degree. On September 6, 1952, he married Mary Doreen “ Mickey” Mc Reynolds at the St. Francis de Sales Church in Smith Falls, Ontario. Mrs. Meylor died on September 17, 2004.

Mr. Meylor owned and operated J. Patrick Meylor Public Accountant until he sold the business to the Jesmore Associates in 1995. He was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church and Holy Family Church, a member of the Elks Lodge, VFW, Chamber of Commerce, the Highline Hunting Club, a volunteer for Holy Family Church and a trustee for St. Patrick’s Church. He enjoyed playing golf at Ives Hill Country Club and Watertown Golf Club. Mr. Meylor assisted the Watertown Golf Club for several years with their bookkeeping. From 2004 until recently Mr. Meylor enjoyed gardening and maintaining his son’s property in Henderson Harbor. 

Surviving are a son Edward J. (Maureen), Westfield, NJ, a daughter Susan A. (Harold B. II) Johnson, Watertown, seven grandchildren, Jessica Meylor, James Meylor, Thomas Meylor ( Erica Mungall), Katherine Meylor, Alec (Gabrielle) Johnson, Anna Johnson, Leslie Johnson and one great grandchild, Charlotte  Meylor. Mr. Meylor’s son James Patrick “Jay” Meylor died in 1981.

Calling hours will be Monday 4-7pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A prayer service will be held Tuesday at 1:15 pm at the funeral home with a 2pm funeral mass at Holy Family Church with Rev. Leo Wiley officiating. Entombment will be in Glenwood Mausoleum with military honors. Contributions may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, 1425 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St. Watertown, NY 13601. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com


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Condolences left by other guests:

My deepest sympathy in the passing of Pat. I remember babysitting Teddy and Susan many years ago.  A family that I remember being so grand and loving.  Prayers for the family and friends of this dear man.

By Mary Madlin Dingler on 07 12, 2017


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Ted and Susan, I am so sorry to hear about your father. Elizabeth and I have you in our thoughts. Steve Stever

By Arthur Stever on 07 12, 2017


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Dear Susan and Family,
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your beloved father and grandfather.
    May you find comfort in remembering and cherishing the beautiful memories you shared together. May his memory be eternal.
                Love,   
        Olga, Christina and Samuel Thomas

By olga thomas on 07 11, 2017


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Ted, Reen and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We know what a great person your Dad was, and how much he loved all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Glenn and Patty Rossman

By Glenn and Patricia Rossman on 07 10, 2017


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Ted and family,

Thinking of you in your time of loss; my condolences.

By Paula Robinson (Lines) on 07 10, 2017


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Sue, Ted and family, Prayers and heartfelt condolences in the loss of your beloved Father.  Carmen(Hibbard)Dickson.

By Carmen & Eliot Dickson on 07 10, 2017


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So sorry for your losss, thoughts and prayers to the family

By Coryne Thompson Gorri on 07 10, 2017


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Dear Sue and all the Meylor and Johnson families,
Kevin joins me in sending our love and sympathy at such a great loss. What an interesting life your father had and what a great family legacy he leaves behind in all of you. The photo with the obituary is especially lovely
With love from all of us,
Jane

By Jane Heffron on 07 09, 2017


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So very sorry for your loss.  Our prayers are with you in this sad time.

By Tim & Linda Fromm on 07 09, 2017


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Very sorry to hear of your loss, our deepest sympathies.
Jim and Mary Hludzenski

By Mary Hludzenski on 07 09, 2017


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Pat you have been my frend for ever and ever

By Ambrose Francis Loftus on 07 08, 2017


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