Tom Bryan Studer

November 15, 1944 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 74)


Tom Bryan Studer, 74, of Meadville and a resident of ArstaCare at Park Avenue, died Tuesday, July 16th, 2019. 


Tom was born November 15, 1944, the son of Carl Studer and Alice Louise Beatty.  He was raised by Vernon LeMoyne Wrye and had been married to Debra Reisinger.


Tom was a 1965 graduate of Meadville High School.  He was an Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War.  During his life, Tom was employed at Talon, Channellock, and EmergiCare.  He was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Meadville. 


He was an avid Cleveland Indians fan, a die-hard Republican and enjoyed spending time each year at the Crawford County Fair.  Tom loved his daughter and grandsons dearly.


Survivors include his daughter, Merry Holly DeJohn (Jason) of Meadville; two grandsons, Jarrett and Michael John; a sister, Merry Wrye Spivey of Chapel Hill, NC; and several cousins. 


He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandparents, Frank and Gertrude Beatty, Sr.; and two brothers, William L. Wrye and Charles Wrye. 


Services will be private. 


Interment will be at Greendale Cemetery. 


Memorials may be made to Merry Holly DeJohn, 21268 Ryan Rd., Meadville, PA 16335. 


Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc., 581 Chestnut Street, Meadville where memories and condolences may be shared at

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