~~Fred C. Meyer, 65, of Scotch Plains, NJ and Sag Harbor, NY passed away on May 31, 2017 after battling pancreatic cancer for 19 months. A celebration of his life will be held at Stage House Tavern, US Route 22 East, Mountainside, NJ on Sat., June 10,2017, from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. His remains will be interred in Oakland Cemetery, Sag Harbor, NY at a later date. For further information or to send a condolence, please visit www.www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.
Born in Paterson, NJ, the son of Fred and Regina Meyer, Fred was raised in Wyckoff and Sag Harbor. He graduated from Ramapo Indian Hills Regional High School District. He graduated from Rutgers University and Miles College School of Law. He had also lived in Birmingham, AL, Stamford, CT, and Piscataway, NJ before moving to Scotch Plains in 1983.
Fred worked as a contract negotiator and retired in 2016 from AT&T, Bedminster, NJ.
Fred was proud to learn he was a local landmark when he heard someone describe him while giving directions based on “the man that’s always painting that house.” When he wasn’t painting, he also loved to go fishing.
Fred was the beloved husband of Barbara C. Cronenberger. He was the loving father of Andrea C. Meyer and Jared P. Meyer. He is also survived by his dear sister, Regina M. Di Turi and her husband Pierino, and their six daughters , Tonia, Lina (Pat), Laura, Anna, Tina (Tom), and Catherine. Additionally, he is survived by his sister-in-law Ann Sisko (Zoltan), and nephew Alex Sisko, along with many other loving relatives.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Fred’s memory may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (https://www.pancan.org/) , John Jermain Memorial Library (https://www.johnjermain.org/donate.html) or Peconic Land Trust (https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/peconiclandtrust).