Duane A. Myles
1959 - 2020
Duane A. Myles, a retired mechanic for the City
of Malden, passed away on Monday, June 29th, after a lengthy
illness. Duane was born in Everett in 1959, the son of Walter
and Karla Myles. He grew up in Malden and graduated from the
Northeast Regional Vocation School with the Class of 1977. He
went on to become a mechanic for the City of Malden, in the
Department of Public Works. He was with the city for over 30
years before health issues forced his early retirement.
Duane enjoyed riding motorcycles, and loved to tinker with cars.
He was an incredible story teller, and was well loved for his
sense of humor. He also loved music, and had been singing with
the Happy Hats Chorus with his girlfriend Donna over the last
He is survived by his daughter, Andrea M. Myles of Essex, his
partner, Donna Moylan of Methuen, his sister, Cynthia A.
Kerrigan of Malden, his granddaughter Lola, and his nephew,
Duane was preceded in death by his father, Walter, and his
sister, Laura M. Myles.
Funeral Services for Duane will be held at the Weir-MacCuish
Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Tuesday ,
July 7th, at 10 AM, followed with interment in Puritan Lawn
Cemetery, 185 Lake St, Peabody. Visitation will be held at the
funeral home on Monday, July 6th, from 4-8 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Duane's memory may be made to:
MSPCA at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844.