Jay W. Moyer, 76, of Pottsville passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at his residence.
Born in Danville, on November 21, 1942, he was the son of the late K. Art and June (Boughner) Moyer.
Jay was a member of First United Methodist Church, Schuylkill Haven and a former member of Christ EC Church. He was a trustee for 20 years & Sunday School Treasurer for 15 years.
Member of Operating Engineers Union for 35 years, 34 of which he worked at Empire Wrecking in Reading and a former member of Elysburg Lodge #349 F&AM Masonic Lodge.
He married the love of his life, JoAnn (Neitz) Moyer on April 11, 1964 in the St. Johns EUB Church, Shamokin.
Jay proudly served his country serving in the US Army from Feb. 1966 to1968. He was stationed in Germany for two years earning E-5 Rank and Acting Sergeant.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Rhonda Hussein.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, JoAnn (Neitz) Moyer, Pottsville; daughter, Cindy McClelland wife of Tom, Pottsville; son in law, Mahmoud Hussein, Wallingford, PA; five grandchildren, Rebekah, Joshua, and Jacob McClelland, Zackaryah and Amira Hussein. Jay is also survived by two sisters, Karen Miller and Lystra Beck wife of William both of Sunbury, PA and several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11:00AM at Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 W. Market St., Pottsville. Pastor Christopher Fisher will be officiating. Family and friend may call from 10:00AM until the time of the service. Interment will take place in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Jay’s name, to Hillside SPCA PO BOX 233 Pottsville, PA 17901.