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John Edward Meehan, Jr.

August 5, 1934 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 83)
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Mr. John “Jack” E. Meehan, Jr. of Ocean View, DE passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018 in the care of his family. He was 83 years old.


Jack was born on August 5, 1934 in Bristol, PA to the late John E. Meehan, Sr. and Teresa Marie Mosteller Meehan.  In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Lorraine S. Meehan in 2014 as well as a brother Richard Meehan and a sister-in law Penny Meehan.


 He served in the U.S. Navy and then retired from the Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, visiting the beach and spending time with his family.  Jack was a devoted husband, father and friend to many.


Jack is survived by three daughters, D. Lee Wagner (Keith) of Dover, DE; Kimberly Meehan Lindsey (Tracy) of Phoenix, AZ and Joan M. Gordy (Wade) of Felton, DE;  and a brother, Michael Meehan (Bobbie) of Langhorn, PA. He also leaves behind eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren as well as extended family members and numerous friends.


Inurnment will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Delaware Veterans

Memorial Cemetery, 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE  19966.


In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC  20090-6011 or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE  19963.


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108 N. Bedford St., Georgetown DE 19947


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