Philip J. Jeffries Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Weatherly
211 First Street
Weatherly, PA 18255
(570) 427-4231

Joseph A. Meier

1952 - 2021
Joseph A. Meier Obituary

Joseph A. Meier, 68, of Weatherly, formerly of Homestead, Fla., passed away Friday in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp.

Born Monday, Sept. 29, 1952, in Dunmore, he was the son of the late John R. Meier Sr. and Teresa Marusak Meier.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Sherry A. Miller Meier; son, Brian M. Meier, Weatherly; daughters, Jaime Diaz, wife of Jose, Homestead, Fla.; and Shannon Owens, wife of James, Palm Bay, Fla.; brother, John R. Meier Jr. and his wife, Rosemary, Sugarloaf; grandchildren, Angela, Ciara, Racheal Diaz, Timothy and Preston Owens.

Catholic by faith, Joe was a 1970 graduate of Marian Catholic High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served honorably for 20 years retiring as a tech. Upon retirement, Joe worked in the airline industry, retiring from Atlas Air of Miami, Fla. He was a talented woodworker and a Mr. Fix-it. A NASCAR fan, Joe's favorite driver was Dale Ernhart. True to his Pennsylvania roots, he was a Pittsburgh Steelers football fan.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Philip J. Jeffries Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 211 First St., Weatherly.

A private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday in Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, 318 Plane St., Weatherly. Interment with military honors to be bestowed in Union Cemetery, Weatherly.

Condolences may be made to the family at www


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