John M. Niedermeyer of Yardley died Wednesday Dec. 10, 2014, at Chandler Hall Hospice in Newtown. He was 83.
Born in Portland, Ore., a son of the late Bernard and Tessie Martin Niedermeyer, he had been a Yardley resident for the past eight years.
Mr. Niedermeyer headed his own firm in international import and export of varied products. He was graduated from the University of Portland. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of the American Legion Knowles-Doyle Post 317, Yardley, and the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife, Gerri Egan Niedermeyer; a daughter, Joanne Niedermeyer-Cox; a son-in-law, Waymen Cox; three grandchildren, Amber Cox, Jaclyn Cox and Kyle Cox; two great-grandchildren, Nevaeh and Dez. John was one of fifteen children and survived by three brothers, Daniel, Linus, and James Niedermeyer; and three sisters, Mary Natta, Ruth Van Hoomissen, and Jeannie Santos.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters, Bernard, George, Thomas, Edward, Walter, Catherine, Virginia, and Tessie.
The funeral will be held 11:30 a.m., Thursday, from the FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17 S. Delaware Avenue (River Road), Yardley. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Lower Makefield. Burial will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.