Jeremy Keith Sommers, 43, of Summit Hill, passed away January 27, 2020 in Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Born in Coaldale on June 13, 1976, he was the son of the late Alexander W. and Elizabeth (Matta) Sommers.
Jeremy was a 1994 graduate of Marian Catholic High School.
He worked in the past as a police officer for the Boroughs of Summit Hill, Lansford and Coaldale. He had a special love for animals and worked for the canine unit. He most recently worked for the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the maintenance department.
Jeremy loved to sing Elvis songs and was an avid Notre Dame and Steelers football Fan.
Surviving are his sister: Patricia "Patsy" Sommers and her wife Joann Groark of Skippack Township; Brother, Alexander William Sommers, Jr, of Summit Hill and Jeremy’s companion, Michelle Bartek of Lansford.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his nephew Nicholas A. Allesch who passed away May 2, 2011 and grandparents: Pasquale Samuele and Catherine "Katie" (Kane) Sommers and Joseph and Jean Matta.
He was also preceded by his beloved furry friends Ajax and Meatball.
A visitation will be held Saturday, February 1st from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Thomas J. Parambo Funeral Home, 54 West Fell St, Summit Hill, PA, 18250. A Prayer Service will be held at 1pm with the Rev. Allen J. Hoffa to officiate.
Inurnment will be held at a later date at the parish cemetery.
Donations can be sent to:
NAPWDA / North American Police Work Dog Association
WILLIAM FAUS SR.
260 Robert Barnhill Rd.
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Laureldale is in charge of arrangements.
Melissa A. Sommers, Funeral Director.
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