Jessie (McCarthy) Myers, 71 of Butler, passed away peacefully at Good Samaritan Hospice on Dec. 26th. Born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1948 to the late Ellen McCarthy. Jessie moved to America at age 19 with her late husband, Harry Myers. Before moving to Butler and working at Montgomery Ward, Jessie greatly enjoyed both domestic and international travel. Jessie was widely known for her independent, fiery spirit and her unending love and devotion to animals. She worked at the Butler County Humane Society for over 17 years, during which time she fostered and adopted many beloved pets from the shelter into her home. She loved spending time with her family, friends and the various outdoor critters she kept thoroughly fed. She also enjoyed cooking, fashion and fine collectables. She was the wife of Tom Edwards for nearly 30 years. Stepmother of Aaron (Heather) Edwards and Angela Edwards; sister of Paul McCarthy; grandmother of Liam and Brennan Edwards. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by siblings Terrance, Peter, and Henry McCarthy. Friends received Thursday Jan. 2nd from 2 until 4pm in the SPENCER D. GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES 140 NEW CASTLE RD. BUTLER WWW.SPENCERDGEIBEL.COM. Services immediately following. Burial will be held privately on Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Butler County Humane Society.
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