Death notice of John Meyer (2021) – Canisteo, Virginia
John (Kent) Meyer
Canisteo – John (Kent) Meyer, 78, a longtime Canisteo resident, died surrounded by his loving family in Wodbridge, Virginia, after battling mitigating illnesses. He was married to Patricia (Buchinger) Meyer and the couple had three caring children; Monica Hall, Donald Meyer and Stacey Dessecker. John was born in Buffalo, son of John F. and Virginia Meyer, and is survived by one sister, Karen Kendall.
John is survived by his wife, his three children and their wives, many grandchildren, his siblings and those of his wife, as well as nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly. John retired after 30 years as a railroad machinist where his love of trains began. John was an active member of several amateur radio clubs and developed an amateur radio program in elementary school to contribute to his continued love of radio science.
To send a keepsake to the family, please visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com or on Facebook @ brownpowersfh. The family is assisted by Gerald R. Brown, Director.
A small visitation will be held at Brown & Powers Funeral Home in Canisteo on Friday June 25, 2021 at 12 p.m., followed by a short memorial service at 1 p.m. A Celebration Of Life reception will follow at Cider Creek, 6459 Cunningham Creek Road in Canisteo, NY 14823 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Instead of flowers, the family is asking people to donate to one of their favorite passions inspiring students through Amateur (Amateur) Radio. Please feel free to donate to the ARRL Education and Technology Fund. http://www.arrl.org/education-and-technology-fund.
Posted in Hornell Evening Tribune from June 20 to June 22, 2021.