Charles J. Merics, Jr.

Charles John Merics, Jr. 89, of Allentown entered heaven on July 6, 2018. He was the loving husband of Mary Margaret (Calvey) Merics. Born in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Charles and Lina (Voros) Merics. Before retiring, he was a L.P.N. at Sacred Heart Hospital and Cedarbrook Nursing Home in Allentown. Prior to that, he was a liquor store manager for the PA Liquor Control Board at various stores in Lehigh County from 1966-1986. He was a longtime member of Hogans Social Club, Allentown and was a former president of the Tower Tenant Council at Gross Towers, Allentown.

He is survived by his loving wife Mary, Children: Karleen Beischl wife of Ray, Terri Anne Merics, Elizabeth Krah, Stephen Merics, Michael Merics, Step-Children: Sharon Meischeid, Jacqueline Smith, Tara Smith and Vincent Smith, 5 Grandchildren and 8 Great-Grandchildren. He was predeceased by his Brother: Richard A. Merics.

Services are private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation 421 Chew St. Allentown, PA 18102.

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