George E. Meeker

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George E. Meeker, 82, of Plymouth, passed into the hands of the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born Jan. 1, 1936, in Forty Fort, he was the son of the late Donald D. Meeker and Frances E. Meeker. George attended Forty Fort and Kingston schools, was a Boy Scout and excelled at wrestling and football. He was a member of All Saints Parish, Plymouth.

George was a veteran, serving with the U.S. Air Force, Air 2nd Class, during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 463, Plymouth.

Prior to his retirement in 2000, he was the owner and operator of Meeker's Mobil Service for 39 years. He was a former member of the Forty Fort Businessman Association, Plymouth Historical Society, Plymouth Library Board, Plymouth Rotary Club, Penn State Club of Wyoming Valley, and was the recipient of the Paul Harris Award through the Plymouth Rotary Club in 2009.

He was a member of the Buick Automobile Club of America and the Automobile Association of America. He was invited to Keeneland Concours d'Elegnace in Kentucky to show his 1956 Buick Roadmaster and he took pride in winning over 28 trophies over the years.

George was a loving husband and father and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony "Tony" Meeker, who passed away in 2009, and his brother, Richard E. Meeker.

Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, the former Mary Anne Supchak; children, Richard E. Meeker and his wife, Kelly, Corona Del Mar, Cali.; Dawn Marie Chace and her husband, Colonel David, Aviano, Italy; and Rodney D. Meeker and his wife, Mary, Manassas, Va.; grandchildren, Samantha and Nathaniel Meeker and Skylar and Sydney Chace; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday from S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in All Saints Parish, Plymouth. Interment will be in St. Mary's Nativity Cemetery, Plymouth Twp.

Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions, if desired, may be made to Plymouth Rotary, c/o Budd O'Malia, 109 Orchard E., Dallas, PA 18612 or to Bravehearts Inc. Oncology Camp for Women, 19 Cambridge Rd., Albany, NY 12203.

To submit condolences to George's family, please visit www.sjgrontkowskifuneralhome.com.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Sept. 13, 2018
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