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William "Bill" Meehan

January 16, 1933 July 23, 2019
William "Bill" Meehan
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William P. “Bill” Meehan, 86, of Elyria passed away Tuesday July 23, 2019 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born January 16, 1933 in Ashtabula and was an area resident for most of his life. Bill worked as an Industrial Engineer at Moen from where he retired in 1995. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict area, being stationed in California and Japan. A kind and gentle man, Bill was a member of the Community of Faith Church in Elyria and enjoyed traveling, mall walking and dining out with friends. Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Charis (nee-Wainwright); step-daughter, Nancy (Matt) Mixon; step-son, John (Debra) Sparks; step-granddaughter, Nicole; Step- great-granddaughter, Kylie; niece, Debbie Laveck; nephews, Edward (Liz) Russell and John Russell. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Katy and a sister, Joyce Russell. The family will receive friends Friday July 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. The Rev. Kathy Ketchum will Officiate. Burial will be at Butternut Ridge Cemetery, Eaton Township. Memorial contributions can be made to the Community of Faith Church 9715 East River Rd., Elyria. Online condolences may be expressed at

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10:00 AM 7/26/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Services to follow visitation at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Community of Faith Church 9685 East River Rd. Elyria, OH. 44035.

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

Cemetery Details


Butternut Ridge Cemetery Final Resting Place

Butternut Ridge Rd.
Eaton Township, OH 44039

Butternut Ridge Rd. Eaton Township 44039 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Community of Faith UCC 9715 E. River Rd. Elyria, Ohio 44035


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