Bruce J., Sr, 70, of Newfoundland, NJ, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 15, 2014.
Bruce was born on March 31, 1943 in Jersey City, NJ to Carolyn (nee O'Callahan) and George Myer. Bruce married Joan Paterno in 1964 and together they raised their family in Newfoundland, NJ.
Bruce was employed for many years as a maintenance supervisor at Bayer Healthcare in Morristown, Belle Mead in Roseland, NJ, and Hoffmann LaRoche in Nutley, NJ. He proudly served for 15 years as a member of the Community Fire House on Route 23 in Newfoundland, NJ.
He was predeceased by his brother Fred Myer in 1983.
Bruce is survived by his beloved wife Joan of almost 50 years, his children Deborah Myer-Miller of NJ, Bruce Myer of Wind Gap, PA, and Dawn Myer-Solter and her husband Kenneth of Wayne, NJ, his cherished grandchildren: Alyssa, Mark, and Michael Miller, Carina Myer, and Fiona and Quinn Solter, and his brother Eugene Myer of Lake Placid, NY.
Bruce will best be remembered for being a great inspiration to his grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors on Monday, February 17, 2014 from 4pm to 8pm with a prayer service at 7:30 PM at the Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home, 187 LaRue Road, Newfoundland, NJ 07435 (GPS use 1 Post Place).
Memorial donations may be made in his name to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or to Holy Faith Lutheran Church, 104 Paradise Road, Oak Ridge, NJ 07438.
On line condolences and directions: www. sticklesolteszfuneralhome.com
Stickle - Soltesz Funeral Home - Newfoundland
187 La Rue Road
Newfoundland, NJ 07435
Published in The Record on Feb. 16, 2014