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Dr. Thomas D. Meyers

June 27, 1944 ~ April 22, 2022 (age 77)

Obituary

Dr. Thomas D. Meyers, 77, of Muhlenberg Township, passed away following a short illness, on Friday, April 22, 2022, at 12:00 PM at the Reading Hospital with his wife and daughter at his side.  He was the husband of Cynthia “Cindy” (Nolt) Meyers.  Born in Johnstown, PA, Dr. Meyers was the son of the late Frederick and Ruth (Noon) Meyers.  He was a graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School in Johnstown and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh and his PhD from Temple University.  Dr. Meyers was a professor of sociology at Albright College for 43 years and served as chairperson of the sociology department for many years. 

Tom loved to attend musicals with his wife Cindy, spending time with his family, playing Sudoku, reading, driving his sportscar, collecting trains, and woodworking.  He was a fan of the Eagles and Tiger Woods.  He loved each dog he had over his lifetime and considered them to be family.  In addition to Cindy, his wife of over 45 years, Tom is survived by his daughter Dr. Ashley E. Sweeney and Javier Vasquez, Jr., of Chalfont, PA and their children:  Nazir Vasquez, Elijah Vasquez, Ithan Vasquez, Collin Sweeney, and Dominik Vasquez. Tom adored his grandchildren and felt blessed to have them in his life.  He is also survived by his beloved brother Dr. Raymond Meyers of South Carolina and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Justin T. Meyers in 2014. 

Memorial Service will be held at Bean Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 1605 Rockland Street, Hampden Heights, Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 11:00 am.  Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.  The family will receive relatives and friends at Bean Funeral Homes & Cremation Services Thursday from 10:30 am to 11:00 am.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the following organization:  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 199 Water Street, 11th Floor, New York, New York 10038 or at afsp.org in memory of Dr. Thomas D. Meyers.  Online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com

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