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Walter M. Meck

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Walter M. Meck Obituary
Walter M. Meck

AGE: 90 • Newark

Walter M. Meck, age 90, of Newark, DE went home to be with Lord on August 4, 2016. Walter was a quiet, introspective man who was devoted to his family. He loved the Lord and enjoyed studying his Bible and doing devotions. Walter proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corp during World War II in the South Pacific on the U.S.S. Texas. He was a hardworking man and developed his carpentry skills as a foreman and superintendent for Frank Dougherty Construction, DiFransisco Construction, and Retirement Living, Inc. Walter will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Betty Lee Meck; his daughter and son-in-law, Beverly Darlene and Charlie Sturgis; three grandchildren: Katherine M. Todd (Brian), Anna Sturgis Hill (Joshua), and Nathan C.W. Sturgis; 2 great grandchildren: James Todd and the soon to arrive Ronin Hill; stepchildren: Linda Lee Conners, Raymond D. Sayers Jr., Ronald C. Sayers, and Donald Ray Sayers; and many nieces and nephews. Walter was preceded in death by his first wife of 54 years, Florence Hayman Meck and his 4 brothers.

A memorial service will be held at Noon on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Bible Fellowship Church of Newark, 808 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702. Burial will be private. Due to allergies, in lieu of flowers donations may be sent in Walter's name to Bible Fellowship Church of Newark. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on Aug. 7, 2016
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