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February 16, 2012

Joseph P. Meyer of Eldred, NY, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. He was 99.

He was born on March 31, 1912 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Henry and Amelia Steinmetz Meyer.

Joe was a retired night watchman for the Sullivan County Highway Dept in Barryville, NY. He served during World War II with the U.S. Army.

Joseph was a member of St. Anthony’s of Padua R.C. Church in Yulan, NY and a member of the Sylvan-Liebla American Legion Post in Eldred.

Joseph married Charlotte Chybowski Meyer who survives at home. He is also survived by his sister, Lillian Wachter of Barryville, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, February 10 at St. Anthony’s R.C. Church, Yulan. Rev. Thomas Jones was the celebrant. Interment took place at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Eldred.

Memorials may be made to the Eldred American Legion Volunteer Ambulance Corp, PO Box 63, Eldred, NY 12732; or to the Yulan Fire Dept, Yulan, NY 12792.