Meany, Dr. Thomas J. 10/28/1925 to 11/20/2012 Passed away peacefully at home. He was known as a beloved husband, doctor, father, grandfather, uncle, friend and boss. He is preceded in death by his son, John and stillborn twins, Thomas and James. He is survived by wife, Marjorie; children, Jane Meany (son Tommy), Kate Meany, Ann Meany (Lance Henderson, daughters Siena and Nyasa), Mary Marshall (Jeff, daughters Stephanie, Emily and Madeline), Priya Singh (widow of John, children Indya and Darshen) and Megan Meany (fiance Jerry Tveit). He practiced medicine as a family doctor for many years at the Columbia Heights Medical Clinic. His journey began in Rockwell, Iowa as the only son of Dr. & Mrs. John F. Meany. He loved school! He went to Sacred Heart High School in Rockwell, Iowa. He proudly graduated in the top 10 of his class...with his smiling Irish eyes he would then tell you that there were 11 in his class and thank goodness for ...! He served his tour of duty in WWII while stationed in Germany as a tank driver. After returning he went on to college. He finished his undergrad studies at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. Immediately followed by medical school which he completed at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. While an intern at St. Mary's Hospital in Minneapolis, he met Marjorie Lynch. Soon they married and they recently celebrated their 57th anniversary. Visitation 4-7 PM Monday, Nov. 26 at Washburn-McReavy Columbia Heights Chapel, 4101 Central Ave NE, Columbia Heights and one hour prior to the Tuesday service at church. Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 4030 Jackson St. NE, Columbia Heights. Interment St. John's Cemetery, New Brighton. Memorials preferred to the or . www.Washburn-McReavy.com Columbia Heights Chapel 763-789-4436
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.