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Robert M. Sierer, 87, of McAlisterville, passed away at on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Brookline Village, Mifflintown.
Born on August 28, 1933 in Richfield, Snyder Co., he is a son of the late Bertha (Maneval) Jamison and her husband Carl.
On February 9, 1953, he married his late wife, Vera N. (Amey) Sierer, with whom she was blessed to share over 67 years of marriage before her passing on November 12, 2020.
Surviving him are: children, Robin A. Sierer and his wife Patricia of McAlisterville and Deborah A. Apple and her husband Roger of Mechanicsburg; three grandchildren, Heather L. North and husband Jeff, Brandon Apple and his wife Carla, and Mandy Brown and her husband Chris; and six great grandchildren, Noah Apple, Alivia Apple, Levi Apple, Aiden North, Calla North, and Isabella Brown.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a step father, Ray Knause.
Mr. Sierer was a 1953 graduate of Fayette High School in McAlisterville, was employed and retired with over 50 years of service as a Carpenter with Carpenters Union Local 287 in Harrisburg, and was a lifelong farmer.
His memberships included attending St. John’s United Methodist Church in Cocolamus where he was actively involved with numerous committees, a member and 32nd Degree Mason with the Tennis Lodge 371 F&AM in Thompsontown, a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Harrisburg A.A.S.R., and was an original member of Camp Coble in McAlisterville.
Along with his wife, he will be remembered as a former co-owner of M and S Crème Stop, now The Crème Stop in McAlisterville.
He enjoyed hunting, was an ardent Penn State sports fan, and had a passion for farming.
Public Graveside Services will take place at 1:30 PM, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown with Pastor Kevin Brophy officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Sierer’s memory may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, c/o Lisa Ard, 225 Cheswyck Drive, McAlisterville, PA 17049.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville.
Online condolences and tributes can be sent to the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.