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Walter M. Meehan


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Walter M. Meehan

Point Pleasant - Walter M. Meehan, age 92, of Point Pleasant, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 9, 2018. He was born and raised in Hoboken, NJ on September 30, 1925 to William and Anna (Hamilton) Meehan. He was best known for serving on the Hoboken Fire Department for over 25 years before retiring in 1976. After retirement, he moved to Point Pleasant with his wife of 62 years, Anna (Leo) Meehan. In his spare time, he enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden and satisfying his sweet tooth with Hershey's chocolate. He proudly served our country in the United States Navy during World War II in the South Pacific Theater. He was a parishioner and member of the Knights of Columbus of St. Martha's RC Church in Point Pleasant.

Walter was predeceased by his wife Anna, his parents William and Anna, and his siblings: Edward, Bill, Virginia, and Peggy. He is survived and remembered by his sons and daughters-in-law Allie and Judy Meehan of Beach Haven, and Eddie and Marianne Meehan of Brick; his daughter and son-in-law Maryann and John Ravally of Point Pleasant; his seven granddaughters, Brianne, Caitlin, Kelly, Megan, Dina, Juliana, and Marielle; his seven great-grandchildren; and his caring friend Margaret Helenski.

The family will receive relatives and friends for a viewing on Sunday, August 12, 2018, from 3PM to 7PM at Colonial Funeral Home, 2170 Highway 88, Brick. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday at 9:30 am at St. Martha's RC Church in Point Pleasant, followed by entombment at St. Catharine's Cemetery, Wall Township. In lieu of flowers, donations in Walter's memory can be made to the , Dept. 41831, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.colonialfuneralgroup.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 11, 2018
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