John A. "Jack" Miers John A. "Jack" Miers

John A. “Jack” Miers, 85, of Allentown, passed away April 29, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Robin E. (Monk) Miers. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Paul H. and Emily W. (Alley) Miers. Jack was a graduate of Allen High School, attended Blair Academy and Lehigh University prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army. Jack then went on to join the family business, Miers Insurance Agency, until his retirement. Jack was a former President and member of the Pennsylvania Junior Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Pennsylvania Independent Insurance Agents Association and was a long time member of Lehigh Country Club. Jack enjoyed cooking, antique cars and attending Lehigh football games and wrestling matches. He looked forward to meeting friends at Panera Bread for coffee and conversation, followed by a trip to the Allentown Farmers Market.

Survivors: He will be lovingly remembered by Son: Jeffrey A. Miers and his wife Sharon of Macungie; Daughters: Robin Ann Miers of Macungie and Cynthia J. DeMatto and her partner Joseph Morrison of Allentown; Brother: William D. Miers and his wife Virginia of Allentown; Grandchildren: Elicia N. Bedell and her husband Abraham of Fort Worth, TX, Jordan R. Krause and husband Steven of Aston, PA and Kirsten E. DeMatto of Allentown; Great-Granddaughter: Rose M. Bedell of Fort Worth, TX.

Memorial service will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 11 A.M. in the J. S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th and Hamilton Sts. Allentown. Calling hour will be held on Friday, from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jack’s memory to the Lustgarten Foundation, 1111 Stewart Ave. Bethpage, NY, 11714 (To honor his late wife, Robin), or to a charity of one’s choice.

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