Vincent D. Meenan
AGE: 90 • Middletown
Vincent D. Meenan, 90, of Middletown, passed away quietly at home Thursday, November 28th, after the greatest life one could have.
Born in Bayonne to Kathleen and Patrick Meenan, he was raised in the Highbridge section of The Bronx, NY. He attended high school and was taught by the Irish Christian Brothers at Power Memorial Academy. After serving as a Corporal in the Army during World War II
he became a proud graduate of Fordham University, with a degree in business. He met his future wife Jean, and they enjoyed 55 years of marriage until her passing 7 years ago. Always the inventor, he had many copyrights, and patents for office products still used today. His career started with Burroughs Business Forms, and then with Litho-Form in NYC. He and his brother Tom, then opened Total View Systems, where he worked until he was 80.
A Daily Communicant of The Parish of Saint Mary's in Middletown, he coached the grammar school track team and produced and directed the annual Irish Show for the Holy Name Society for more than 15 years.
He was an adorer in the Perpetual Adoration Chapel at St. Mary's and for many years was the head usher for weekly mass.
He is predeceased by his eldest son Daniel. He is survived by his daughter Eileen and Husband Robert Marrow II and grandchildren Mary Ann and husband Matt Leidel with great grandchild Andrew, Kevin and Brittany Marrow, Ryan and Chelsea Marrow, Robert III and great grandchild Robert IV, Sarah, Molly and Joseph. His son David Meenan and partner William Goodman, his brother Tom and many, many Irish relatives and the best of friends. "May the road rise with you and the wind be always at your back, and may the Lord hold you, in the hallow of his hand"
Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2012 from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Rd., Middletown. A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10:30 am at St. Mary's Chapel, 26 Leonardville Rd., New Monmouth.
Contributions can be made to the Barn For The Poorest Of The Poor, 39 Bayberry Lane, Middletown NJ 07748. For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit www.pflegerfh.com