Football

Wayne Thomas Myrga

January 25, 1967 ~ December 15, 2021 (age 54)

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HERE WE GO STEELERS! HERE WE GO! The final quarter has arrived and the last play has ended and Wayne Thomas Myrga has won his final victory by entering the gates of heaven and being embraced by his Lord. Wayne Thomas Myrga , 54, of Greenbelt, MD (formerly of Newell, PA) died Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at his residence. He was born on January 25, 1967 and is the son of Myron (deceased) and Barbara Albert Myrga of Newell, PA.

 He was a Physical Education teacher at Coal Rice Elementary School in Landover, MD. He devoted 24 years working with students with disabilities. He was also involved with the Special Olympics in many ways.

Wayne was a kind, caring, fun loving man who enjoyed being a fireman with the Newell Volunteer Firemen, member of the Santa Barbara Club, and a member of the NEA Teacher’s Group. He enjoyed golfing, coaching in his area of many sports and teams (youth), and having fun basically. His one and only favorite item he looked forward to every year was the Steeler home games he attended with his “football buddy” and that was his Aunt Marcy. He was a die hard Steelers fan. His blood was black and gold!

He is survived by his mother, Barbara Albert Myrga; daughter; Dominique Alfred of Greenbelt, MD; brothers, Gregg Myrga of Newell, Pa and Myron Myrga and Terri Myrga of Wallingford, Pa; Nephew, Dr. John Myrga and Katie of Lawrenceville , Pittsburgh; Niece, Dr. Amanda Myrga of Wallingford, PA; Special Aunt Marcella Scaramucci of Newell, Pa; Special Uncle and Aunt Thomas and Judy Albert of Banning, Pa; Sister-in-Laws; JoAnn, Doris, Charlene; Many cousins and relatives and a “Brother from another Mother, Herb Bridges”.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his wife Kathy, special Uncle Louis “Chubby” Scaramucci, Thomas and Margaret Albert, and Metro and Mary Myrga.

Friends will be received Wednesday, December 22, 2021 from 4 to 8 pm in the Eley/McCrory Funeral Home, Inc. www.eleymccroryfuneralhome.com

Prayers of transfer will take place Thursday, Dec 23, 2012 at 10:30 am followed by a funeral mass at 11:00 am in St. John the Baptist R. C. Church, Perryopolis, Pa. with Fr. Rody Mejia as celebrant. 

Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa. 

In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Newell Volunteer Fire Co., PO Box 37, Newell, Pa. 15466

The family ask that anyone attending the viewing or funeral service wear you favorite  Steeler attire In Memory of Wayne.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

Prayers of Transfer
Thursday
December 23, 2021

10:30 AM
Eley Mccrory Funeral Home, Inc.
334 Main Street
Fayette City, PA 15438

Funeral Mass
Thursday
December 23, 2021

11:00 AM
St. John the Baptist RC Church

Perryopolis, Pa 15473

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