• Francis J. Meaney
    April 07,2014

    Francis J. Meaney

    RANDOLPH CENTER — Francis J. “Midge” Meaney, 92, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Gifford Medical Center.

    He was born June 2, 1921, in Pittsfield, Mass., the son of Francis J. and Marion (Purdy) Meaney. 

    He graduated from Lenox (Mass.) High School. 

    Mr. Meaney served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, where he was awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross. 

    He married Barbara E. Brow in Denver, Colo., Nov. 23, 1944. 

    He retired from Mass. Electric where he was an electrical consultant for many years. 

    Mr. Meaney was a member of Nantucket Basket Makers Association, Southern Berkshire Barber Shop Chorus Association and First Congregational Church of Randolph Center. 

    He enjoyed basket making, golf and caning chairs.

    Survivors include his wife, of Randolph Center; a daughter, Barbara Meaney, of East Randolph; a son, David Meaney, of Lancaster, Pa.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews. 

    He was predeceased by two sons, Michael and Stephen Meaney, and a brother, William Meaney.

    The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at First Congregational Church of Randolph Center, with Pastor Doug Cameron officiating.

    Burial with military honors will be at a later date in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Great Barrington, Mass. 

    There are no calling hours. 

    Memorial contributions may be made to Gifford Medical Center, Garden Room Fund, PO Box 2000, Randolph, VT 05060; or First Congregational Church, PO Box 14, Randolph Center, VT 05061. 

    Arrangements are under the direction of the Day Funeral Home.

    For online condolences, visit www.dayfunerals.com.

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