William Meehan, 62, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday in Celtic Healthcare Hospice, surrounded by his loving family.
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He was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Edmond and Frances Dean Meehan.
He attended GAR Memorial High School. He proudly served with the Pennsylvania National Guard 109th Field Artillery as a reservist for many years.
He worked with several local businesses and later retired as head of security from Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, after 27 years of service.
He is a past president of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Jayees, a member of the AMVETS Post 59, Hanover Township, and a member of many local social clubs.
Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his friends and family and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Edmond Meehan Jr.
He is survived by his children, Kevin, Sarah and Sean Meehan, all of Wilkes-Barre; brothers Nicholas Cronauer, Philadelphia, and Robert Cronauer, Wilkes-Barre; a sister, Catherine Stempleski, Wilkes-Barre; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be 9 a.m. Friday from the Daniel J. Hughes Funeral and Cremation Service, 617 Carey Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Robert Bellarmine Parish at St. Aloysius Church, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Published in Times Leader on July 31, 2013