Mary Lou Meehan
January 08, 1926 ‒ November 04, 2016
MANSFIELD: Mary Lou Meehan, 90, resident of Mansfield, passed away November 4, 2016 in Crestline Nursing Center after a brief illness. She was born January 8, 1926 in Mansfield the daughter of Joe and Bertha Scanlon.
Mary Lou was a 1944 graduate of Mansfield Senior High School. She then majored in Journalism at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. She married Stuart Meehan June 26, 1948. In 1954 they started a Manufacturing Representative Agency which they operated along with their son Tim until 2004. They celebrated 60 years of marriage before her husband, Stu’s, death in 2008.
She was a former Deacon and Elder of the First Presbyterian Church. At the time of her death she was a member of the Little Washington Congregational Church and over the years belonged to the Woman’s Club, Investment Club, several bridge clubs, Al-Anon, and Walton Lake.
Mary Lou is survived by her two sons, Tom (Kim)Meehan, Crestline Walton Lake, and Tim (Dianna)Meehan, Boardman; five grandchildren, Jeff (Mara)Meehan, Augusta, GA, Brad(Angie)Meehan, Edgewater, NJ, Joe Meehan, Rogers City, MI, Doug(Jill) Davis, Raleigh, NC, and Linnella (Mike) Strohofer, Cincinnati; two great grandchildren, Aaron Meehan, Dayton, and Willa Meehan, Edgewater, NJ.
Her family extends gratitude and thanks to her loving caregivers, Betty Laughbaum, Beverly Wiseman, Laura Rinella, and near the end of her life, the caring staff at the Crestline Nursing Home.
Calling hours will start 9:30 a.m. Saturday November 12, 2016 with an 11 a.m. memorial service to follow at the Little Washington Congregational Church, 2323 Washington South Road located at the corner of Hanley and Washington South Roads, Mansfield, Ohio 44903. The Rev. David Root will officiate. The Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to Little Washington Congregational Church or the Mansfield Salvation Army, PO Box 1465 Mansfield, Ohio 44901 in memory of Mary Lou Meehan.
Online condolences to the Meehan Family may be made by visiting www.Snyder FuneralHomes.com.
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