Ross Meyer Sr., 79, had a son in New Milford
He was born in Osceola Mills, Pa., son of the late Harper T. Meyer and Pearl (Hutton) Meyer.
He was born and raised on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania and continued to work in agriculture until becoming an insurance agent with Metropolitan Life for 17 years. He opted to drive professionally for Kimberly-Clark for the rest of his career.
He was a parishioner at St. Edward the Confessor Church and was a member of the men's Prayer and Bible Study Group for many years.
He was an accomplished gardener and award-winning beekeeper.
In addition to his wife, Claire, of 57 years, he will be missed by his eight children, Christine M. Mattei , wife of
He is also survived by two sisters,
The Green Funeral Home of Danbury was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Christian Counseling Center of Greater Danbury , 2 Old New Milford Road, Brookfield, CT 06804.