In Memory of
Mark J. Meier
August 31, 1954 - July 31, 2017
Mark J. Meier, 62 died Monday July 31, 2017 at
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Born in Jersey City, Mark lived in Hoboken, Weehawken,
Closter and most recently in Ocean Grove, New Jersey.
He graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelorís
Degree in Music Education and received his Masterís
Degree from Long Island University in Elementary
Aside from being an avid reader, he was a classically
trained Guitarist. Mark enjoyed all types of outdoor
activities especially camping, hiking, fishing and
biking. He was the Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 63 in
Closter for many years.
From 1978 through 2003, Mark worked as a Port Authority
Police Officer of New York & New Jersey. He was one of
the many first responders following the 9/11 terrorist
attack on the World Trade Center in New York.
Son of the late John Meier, he is survived by his mother
Margaret Green Meier, his wife Florence DiSanzo Meier,
his son Eric Meier, his twin daughters Dr. Jessica Meier
and her husband Damian Zaccaria, Dr. Kristen Sochol and
her husband Jason Sochol, one sister Marjorie Meier
Galeota and her husband George, one brother John Meier
and his wife Elisabeth.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at
10:30 am at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, 44
Bridge St. Lambertville, NJ. Burial will follow in the
Rosemont Cemetery, Rosemont NJ with funeral honors being
presented by the New York and New Jersey Port Authority
Honor Guard. There will be no calling hours.