John L. Moyer, Sr., 84, of Tremont, passed away Wednesday, December 25th at the Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Pine Grove, December 3, 1935, a son of the late Tennyson and Stella Hand Moyer.
John graduated from Tremont Township High School in 1952, and in 1953 graduated from Tremont High School.
He was a United States Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He also served seven years with the Air Force National Guard.
He was a retired carpenter from Pine Grove Homes.
John was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Tremont; Tremont Fire Company for over 30 years, where he served with the fire police; a member of the Tremont Community Organization, Tremont Senior Citizens, President and Trustee of the former Tremont Lions Club, a member of the former Tremont American Legion. He served as a Judge of Elections in the Tremont Boro and a Republican Committee Representative for many years. He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors and was a member of the Black Rock Hunting Club. John also worked with the fire crew at the Big Diamond race track for over 19 years.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Joseph Moyer; a sister, Ruth "Cookie" Ossman.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Eva Fushey Moyer; two sons, John L. Moyer, Jr., Allentown and Lewis T. Moyer, Tremont; a granddaughter, Valerie K. Stepanoff and her husband Nicholas, Bethlehem; a great granddaughter, Olivia Nicole Stepanoff, sisters; Joan Harmon, Valley View, Helen Shadle, Mollystown, Susie Fulkroad, Halifax, Jean Klinger, Lavelle, Patsy Holtzlaw, South Carolina and Beverly Weller, Orwigsburg; two brothers, Donald Moyer, Utah and Raymond Moyer, Tremont. Nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 31st at 11:00 am from the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc, Tower City with Rev. Krista Roehrig. Burial with military honors will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Viewing will be Monday evening from 6-8 pm and Tuesday from 10-11 am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tremont Fire Company, 21 Middlecreek Road, P.O. Box 0056, Tremont, PA 17981 or St. John's Lutheran Church, 6 W. Main Street, Tremont, PA 17981. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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