WILLIAMSPORT - Myrtle M. DeParlos, 90, of Williamsport, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019 at UPMC Susquehanna.
Born April 8, 1929 in Howard, she was a daughter of the late LeVern and Nellie (Bathurst) Day.
Myrtle was a 1946 graduate of Williamsport High School and Miss Wheaton’s Commercial School. She worked in banking at Williamsport National Bank, the forerunner of Susquehanna Bank, for 28 years until her retirement in 1995.
She was involved in many clubs and organizations, serving as chairman of the class of ’46 for many reunions until their 60th in 2006, a member of Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church, where she served as treasurer of the Women’s Society for many years, member of the Alpha Nu Sorority, minority inspector of elections for 5th precinct at Loyalsock for 10 years and a former member of Clio Club where she served as membership chairman.
Myrtle loved reading, doing crossword puzzles and word searches, as well as traveling on bus trips with various travel clubs. She was an outgoing, strong-willed and independent woman and above all, a devoted mother and grandmother.
Surviving are two children, a daughter, Nanette M. DeParlos of Williamsport, a son Kevin A. DeParlos (Pamela) of Montoursville, three grandchildren, Miranda M. Beyer, Matthew C. Hostrander, and Rachael L. Fowler, five great-grandchildren, two brothers, LeVern “Sonny” Day, Jr. and Edward Day, and three sisters, Vern “Fern” Emig, Geraldine Barnes, and Dolores Shoemaker, all of Williamsport.
In addition to her parents, Myrtle was preceded in death by a brother, Elmer Day.
A memorial service to honor the life of Myrtle will be held at a Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church, 1301 Clayton Ave, Williamsport with a date and time to be announced.
Memorial contributions may be made in Myrtle’s name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements entrusted to Sanders Mortuary.