John F. Jaeger, 72, of Merion Station and Phoenix, Ariz., died Dec. 15, 2012 in Phoenix. His wife of 39 years, the former Cathleen Miller, formerly of Dunmore, died in April 2000.
Born Oct. 25, 1939, in New York City, son of the late John and Dorothy Frossard Jaeger, he was a 1957 graduate of Scranton Preparatory School and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University in 1961 and his juris doctor from Georgetown Law School in 1964. He honorably served as a captain in the Army during the Vietnam War. He worked in real estate for Southern Railway, Conrail, Resolution Trust and he retired from Amtrak in 2003.
For more than 50 years, he enjoyed vacationing at the Miller family home at Moosic Lakes.
He is survived by his three sons, John, Barto; William, Phoenix; and David, Lansdale; and two daughters, Maria Thillet, Phoenix; and Molly Altman, Valley Forge; two brothers, Robert H. and wife, Gale, Waverly; and Stephen, Arlington, Va.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Matthias Church in Bala Cynwyd, with interment at SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield. To send an online condolence, visit www.jennings calvey.com.