The Life of Norman C Meredith
NORMAN'' CLYDE MEREDITH CANFIELD – Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at the Mahoning United Methodist Church, 2214 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown for Norman Clyde Meredith, 86, who died Thursday evening at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center. Norman was born June 22, 1924, in Youngstown, a son of the late Herbert E. and Alice M. Jones Meredith and was a lifelong area resident. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the Mahoning United Methodist Church and Gideons International. Norman had been a machinist/CNC programmer for Wean United for 44 years, retiring in 1992. His wife, the former Dolores Mae “Coie” Grapentine, whom he married Aug. 8, 1945, died June 21, 2006. He leaves two sons, Terry Lee (Debbie) Meredith of Sanger, Texas and Ralph (Kimberly) Meredith of Allen, Texas; one daughter, Dawn (Terry) Crosby of Canfield; one sister, Ruth Eileen (Doug) Parson of Boise, Idaho; 14 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Besides his parents and his wife, Norman was preceded in death by a brother, Robert R. Meredith. Friends may call on Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Arrangements by the Lane Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel.