Joseph P. Meier

Joseph P. Meier July 18, 1939 August 28, 2013 Eastford- Joseph P. Meier, of Eastford Road, Eastford, died, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA. He was born July 18, 1939 in Putnam, CT, son of the late Joseph and Anna (Mitterer) Meier. Joe took great pride and joy in spending time with family and friends.. He held several positions within the Eastford Independent Fire Department. He loved gardening, playing cards and hosting card parties with friends. Joe was a retired truck driver who worked in the construction industry. He leaves his loving partner Betty Kowalski of Eastford, his children Cheryl Harris of Freeport, ME, Kelly Leveille of Thompson, CT, his step-children Cheryl Gilmore of Woodstock, CT, Edward Horonzewic of Ashford, CT, Janet Veldkamp of Fort Walton Beach, FL, Mary Ann Phaneuf of Woodstock, CT, Cathy Julian of Thompson, CT, his sister Ann Meier of Dearborn MI, his grandchildren Bill, Kim, Ryan, Christopher, Alexander, Melanie, Lindsey, Benjamin, Antonie and Jans. He also leaves four great grandchildren.. He was predeceased by a brother Charles Meier. He was also predeceased by his wife of 25 years Phyllis (Cudworth) Meier. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the Eastford Independent Fire Department, 6 Westford Rd, Eastford, CT 06242 Calling hours will be at 9:00 to 11:00 AM, Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street Putnam, CT followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home. Burial with Military Honors at St. Philip Cemetery, Ashford, CT. To share a memory with his family "Light a Candle" at www.smithandwalkerfh.com

Funeral Home

Smith and Walker Funeral Home
148 Grove Street Putnam, CT 06260
(860) 928-2442

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Aug. 31, 2013