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Robert L. Mayer Jr., 70, Formerly of Bethlehem (Obituary Brought to You by Heintzelman Funeral Home)

Robert L. Mayer Jr., 70, of Naples, Fla., and formerly of Bethlehem and Lake View Acres, Lake Wallenpaupack, Pa., died, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 at his residence.

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Robert L. Mayer Jr., 70, of Naples, Fla., and formerly of Bethlehem and Lake View Acres, Lake Wallenpaupack, Pa., died, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 at his residence. He was the husband of Marilyn L. (Bankhard). Robert was born in Pittsburgh on Dec. 26, 1946 to the late Robert L. Sr. and Virginia G. (Taylor). As a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army he served our country faithfully during Vietnam, earning the Purple Heart. Robert earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from Penn State University. He was the President and CEO of the former Renal Treatment Centers until retiring in 1998. He was a member of Christus Victor Lutheran Church, Naples, Fla.

SURVIVORS

In addition to his wife of 32 years; sons: Christopher (Marcia) Nagy of Bethlehem and Jonathan (Stacy) Mayer of Lake Ariel; sister: Nancy Mayer (J. Keith Cassidy) of Pittsburgh; grandchildren: Ashleigh, Matthew, William, Maria and Edward; sister-in-law: Virginia (John) Hughes of Bethlehem; niece: Emma Rose Cassidy.

SERVICE

Family and friends are invited to call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church of Hellertown, 69 Main St., Hellertown, Pa. The calling hour will be followed by the service at 11 a.m. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com.

CONTRIBUTIONS

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (https://wwwpancan.org, 1-877-272-6226), 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; and/or National Pancreas Foundation (https://pancreasfoundation.org, 1-866-726-2737), 3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 700, Bethesda, MD 20814; and/or The Mayer Family Renal Transplant Endowed Fund at Lehigh Valley Health Network, 2100 Mack Blvd., P.O. Box 1883, Allentown, PA 18105-1883.

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