Obituary of Ralph J. Mayer
Smethport - Ralph J. Mayer, 75, of Smethport, died Saturday (March 28, 2009) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford. He was born Oct 11, 1933 in Bradford, a son of Harry and Kathryn Field Mayer. On July 3, 1954, in Smethport, PA, he married Jonnie Lynn Peterson, who died in 2003. Mr. Mayer was a graduate of Smethport High School and was a Korean War veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. Mr. Mayer owned and operated Mayer's Citgo in Smethport for many years before retiring. He was a member of McKean Lodge #388 F&AM of Smethport, the McKean County Historical Society, and the Community Food Bank of Smethport. He is survived by one daughter: Lisa J. Mayer of Smethport, PA one brother: Phillip Mayer of Jamestown, NY, and several nieces and nephews In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Peter Mayer, and 2 brothers. Visitation will be held on Monday from 6-8 P.M. at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, PA, where funeral and committal services will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, with the Rev. Bob George, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Smethport, officiating. Burial will be in the McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette. A Masonic service will be held in the funeral home at 7:30 PM Monday. Military honors will be accorded by the American Legion; Bucktail Post #138 of Smethport. Memorials may be made to the McKean County Historical Society 500 West Main St., Smethport, PA 16749, the Community Food Bank of Smethport, or the Hamlin Memorial Library, Smethport. Online condolences can be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.
Thursday, January 1, 1970
Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc.
2 Bank St.
Smethport, Pennsylvania, United States
Service Time: 11:00 AM