Myra J. Brant 1936-2021
AUSTINTOWN — Myra J. Brant, 85, passed away Saturday evening, July 24, 2021, at her home.
Myra was born Jan. 28, 1936, in Centerville, Pa., a daughter of the late Daniel and Ellen Kimmel Mock. Myra came to the Youngstown area as a young woman in 1951.
She worked as a waitress at Perkins and at The Lodge for many years while also dedicating her life to raising and caring for her family.
Myra was a wonderful cook and a great baker. She also enjoyed crocheting and making ceramics, but most of all she enjoyed her family and cherished the time she spent with them.
Mrs. Brant was a member of Western Reserve United Methodist Church in Canfield.
Myra leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 69 years, Gary Brant, whom she married Nov. 22, 1951; two daughters, Myra Papa of Austintown and Debbie (Bill) Davis of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Anna Pilker of Baltimore, Md.
Mrs. Brant will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Two grandchildren, Samantha and Gary; and nine siblings, preceded Myra in death.
There are no public calling hours. Private family services will take place Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown.
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