Dateline: Clifton Park, NY
Gerald G. “Jerry” Meaden, age 87, of Coburg Village died on December 3, 2018. He was born January 13, 1931 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and was the son of the late George and Mildred (Dewling) Meaden.
Jerry graduated from Alexander Hamilton Vocational High School in 1949. After high school, Jerry entered the Marine Corps where he served his country and was trained in communications equipment repair.
Jerry had a fulfilling career in Communications Equipment Repair with Western Union and Automatic Data Processing Inc. until he retired in 2001.
Jerry worked hard and loved to repair things. Friends and neighbors were often coming to him for projects and small fixes.
Jerry also enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, dancing and grilling on the barbecue.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife Gertude M. (O’Connell) Meaden; adoring children Thomas G. (Wendy) Meaden, Eileen (William) Meaden-Perritt, Michael G. (MaryAnne) Meaden, Joseph J. Meaden and Cathleen (Rita Natale) Meaden; his dear siblings Marjorie Meaden, Mary MacAvoy and John Meaden; as well as many beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Jerry is predeceased by his daughter Mary E. Meaden and his sister Joyce Simmons.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Thursday December 6, 2018 from 4:00pm-7:30pm at Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake, NY 12019.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday December 7, 2018 at 10:00am at St. Edward the Confessor, 569 Clifton Park Center Road, Clifton Park, NY.
Interment will be in St. Anastasia Cemetery in Harriman, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208.
With confidence, the family has placed their trust in the loving care of the Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake, and they encourage you to view and leave messages on Jerry’s Book of Memories at www.TownleyWheelerFH.com