Myrtle L. Mackerley

September 5, 1922June 24, 2014

HAMBURG - Myrtle L. Mackerley, 91, of Hamburg, passed away surrounded by her children Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Newton Medical Center. Born Sept. 5, 1922, to the late David and Bertha Skellenger, Myrtle was a lifelong resident of Hamburg. She was devoted to her family, and enjoyed the time she spent with all her family and friends. She will always be remembered as a strong, loving, caring woman. She was a die-hard New York Yankees fan. Myrtle was predeceased by her husband, Boyd J. Mackerley Sr.; her grandson, Michael Lee Mackerley; her granddaughter, Leslie Lynn Richline; and her nine siblings. She is survived by her sons, Boyd J. Mackerley Jr. and Fredrick Mackerley, of Hamburg; her daughters, Joyce Oquendo, of Bethlehem Pa., Laura Richline, Robin Haring, Charlene Johnson (Robert), Dorothy Kays (Gary), of Hamburg, and Arlene Current (Wayde), of Greeley, Pa. She was the proud grandmother of 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Friends and family are invited for visitation from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St., Sparta, with funeral services at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Sparta Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Karen Ann Quilan Hospice or the ASPCA.


  • VISITATION: Saturday, June 28, 2014
  • FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday, June 28, 2014

Myrtle L. Mackerley

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Jean( Gunn) Crowell

June 28, 2014

Dottie so sorry to hear the passing of your mother my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, God has another angel up with him to watch over all who knew and loved her God Bless and hope you find peace in this time of sorrow.


June 27, 2014

Such a wonderful Lady. My deepest sympathy goes out to Bill and his family. Keep all your wonderful memories close to your heart. She will always be with you!

Roxanne & Rb Williams

June 27, 2014

Dotty and Family, So sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. We send our Deepest Sympathy and hope you and your Family find peace knowing she's in God's hands.

gary mccaulley

June 26, 2014

im so sorry for your loss i loved her as my own grammy

June 26, 2014

i am so sorry for your loss i loved her as my own grammy

Barbara (Haring ) Shuhnicki

June 26, 2014

SO sorry for you Loss.May only fond memories and good times shared with her fill your thoughts at this sad time.